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LADY PLAINSMEN PLAY FOR SPOT IN REGION V TOURNEY - added 2/28/2015
FPC AIMS FOR WIN # 21
The Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen finished in a tie for fourth place in the WJCAC and play Western Texas College for a berth into the Region V Women's Basketball Tournament.
The Lady Plainsmen have compiled 20 wins and look to pick up their 21st win on Sunday against Western Texas. The game will tip-off at 2 p.m. at the Rip Griffin Center on the campus of Lubbock Christian University.
With a victory, FPC will be the fourth seed and play Collin County Community College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4th in the first round of the Region V tournament held at the Brownwood Coliseum in Brownwood.
LADY PLAINSMEN EARN SIXTH STRAIGHT VICTORY - added 12/3/2014
FPC Improves to 9-1 on the Court
The Frank Phillips College Women's Basketball Team defeated Wayland Baptist University's Junior Varsity 87-42 on Monday, Dec. 1 to improve to 9-1 on the season.
The Lady Plainsmen had 13 of 14 players score, led by Gabriela Alvarez's 17 point performance which included five 3-pointers. Alvarez is a freshman point guard from Houston and currently leads the Western Junior College Athletic Conference in assists, she dished out a team high seven assists in Monday's victory. Markysha Forrest finished with 12 points and Caitlyn Lambert added 10.
Freshmen guard DeLisa Amador led FPC with nine rebounds. Sophomores Mesha Wade and Shawanika Harvey had four steals apiece to lead FPC.
The Lady Plainsmen led 41-23 after the first half and outscored Wayland 46-19 in the second stanza.
Also scoring for FPC were: Demi Read, five points; Joslyn Smith, six; Wade, eight; Mia Ochoa, three; Mattie Turner, six; Symone Willis, three; Harvey, two; Aliyah Richard, eight; and Rosie Sosa, two.
The Lady Plainsmen open WJCAC play at home versus New Mexico Junior College (11-1) on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:45 p.m.
LADY PLAINSMEN NAMED 2013-14 NJCAA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM - added 7/13/2014
FPC Women's Basketball Finishes with 3.53 GPA
The Frank Phillips College Women's Basketball Team was recognized as an NJCAA All-Academic Team for 2013-14 compiling a 3.53 team grade point average.
The Lady Plainsmen had the third highest team GPA among NJCAA Women's Basketball Teams with Miles Community College earning a 3.59 GPA and Snow College finishing with a 3.57. Williston State College also registered a 3.53 and Western Wyoming Community College rounded out the top five with a 3.52.
This is the fourth consecutive year the FPC Women's Basketball Team has had a 3.0 GPA or higher and recognized as an NJCAA All-Academic Team. The Lady Plainsmen were ranked eighth in 2012-13 with a 3.39 GPA.
Members of the 2013-14 Lady Plainsmen Basketball Team were Brennan Lytle, Honesty Sullivan, Cheyenne Swoopes, Taisiya Novokreshchenova, Joslyn Smith, Aliyah Richard, Jamesha Wade, and Shawanika Harvey.
The FPC Women's Basketball Team possessed the highest team GPA for all sports in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference and NJCAA Region V for 2013-14 according to the NJCAA.
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