Hawks Win Region III Title: Advance to National Tourney

Hawks Win Region III Title: Advance to National Tourney

The MVCC Lady Hawks are headed back to the NJCAA Division III National Tournament following a 61-46 win over Finger Lakes Community College.

MVCC trailed 16-15 after the first quarter before heading into the locker room at the end of the first half tied at 24.

The Hawks went on an 8-3 spurt early in the third quarter to take a 32-27 lead that they never gave up. A final fourth quarter push put MV up 54-40 with 5:05 left and the Hawks won the regional title.

Kadijah Jones was named tourney MVP and Cheyenne Clark was named Region III Player of the Year.

MVCC will host the NJCAA National Championships from Thursday, March 16th to Saturday, March 18th at the Jorgensen Athletic and Events Center.

See the gallery of photos, including the cutting of the net, from Digital Sports Photography by clicking here

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