Collin College Student Athletes Earn Post-Season Awards
March 19, 2017 – Several Collin College basketball players earned All-Region and All-Conference honors for the 2016-17 season. The men’s and women’s teams compete in the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC) in Region V of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Individual and team statistics are available at the www.njcaaregion5.com.
- Zhanae Whitney (Queens, NY) – First Team All-Region; First Team All-Conference
- Asia Davis (Midwest City, Okla.) – Freshman of the Year; First Team All-Region; First Team All-Conference
- Ashtyn Beal (Tyler) – First Team All-Conference
- Tree Brooks (Tyler) – Defensive Player of the Year
- Asia Willard (Frisco) – Honorable Mention All-Conference
- Mya Johnson (St. Louis, Mo.) – Honorable Mention All-Conference
- Karah Sicurella (Sachse) – Honorable Mention All-Conference
- Trevonta Robertson (New Orleans, La.) – First Team All-Region; First Team All-Conference
- Boaz Williams (Katy) – First Team All-Conference
- Jack Nobles (Trophy Club) – Honorable Mention All-Conference
- Jonathyn Washington (Frisco) – Honorable Mention All-Conference
The Lady Cougars closed out the season with an 11-3 conference record, going 21-11 overall and winning a third NTJCAC Conference Championship. Collin’s women battled into the Regional Finals before being eliminated by Odessa College, the top-ranked community college team in the nation.
Collin’s men finished the season 7-5 in conference and 19-10 overall, earning them a place in the NJCAA Region V Tournament.
Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,100 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.