NCCC women earn spot in NJCAA DII Tournament field

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Posted at 2:53 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 14:54:35-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — For the second straight season, the Niagara County Community College women's basketball team will compete in the NJCAA Division II Tournament. The Thunderwolves earned the no. 6 seed and will play no. 11 Mid Michigan in the first round.

NCCC has a 30-1 record and are coming off their second straight regional championship. They haven't lost a game since their only loss on the season coming back on January 18th to Monroe College. The Thunderwolves have mostly overwhelmed their opponents, winning their games by an average of 41 points.

When looking at the NCCC lineup, the Thunderwolves are pretty deep. They're led by Paige Emborsky who's currently averaging 15.5 points and three rebounds a game and Cierra Harrison who's not far behind averaging 15.2 points and five rebounds a game. Alaina Forbes has been strong off the bench, averaging more than 13 points and two steals a game.

The NJCAA Division II Tournament will take place March 17-21 in Port Huron, Michigan.

The above picture is courtesy of the NCCC Thunderwolves twitter account