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Collin College Lady Cougars Break NJCAA Top 25

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Collin College Lady Cougars Break NJCAA Top 25

December 7, 2017 – Collin College's Lady Cougars basketball team ranks 21st in the nation, according to the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Div. I Women's Basketball Poll released Dec. 5. The ranking continues a tradition of excellence by the team, which has won its conference for three years in a row.

The Lady Cougars sit atop the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference with a 10-1 record and most recently defeated Eastern Oklahoma State College on the road, 101-46. Team and individual stats are available at http://njcaaregion5.com or by contacting the Collin College Public Relations Office.

In addition to the national ranking, the team has had three NJCAA Region V Players of the Week this season. Jordynn Hernandez, a 5-8 freshman guard from McKinney, took the honor for the week of Nov. 5-11. Jazmine Jackson, a 5-10 freshman forward from San Antonio, was named Player for the Week of Nov. 12-18. Ashtyn Beal, a 5-8 sophomore guard from Tyler, was designated a Co-Player of the Week for Nov. 26-Dec. 2.

The NJCAA national rankings are available at www.njcaa.org/sports/wbkb/2017-18/div1/polls.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. 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 3,200 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.