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PCCC Women’s Basketball Crowned NJCAA 2020 Region XIX Champions

Posted March 2, 2020

PCCC's Lady Panthers were crowned champions of the 2020 NJCAA Women's Basketball Region XIX Division III Tournament held last Saturday on the campus of Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

This is the second consecutive year that the Lady Panthers captured the regional title.

As the number one seed, PCCC overcame a 19-point deficit with five minutes remaining in the third quarter to defeat Ocean County College, the number two seed, 79-72. 

PCCC, as the defending 2019 Region Champs, improve to 23-1 with the victory.  Sabrina DeFreese earned Tournament Most Outstanding Player honors, while Teya Eaton was named Region XIX Coach of the Year.

PCCC advances to the NJCAA National Tournament to be held at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois from March 12-14, 2020.

Wayne Martin, PCCC’s athletic director, offers “special thanks to the entire PCCC family for showing their support throughout the women’s basketball season.”