CRANFORD – On Saturday, March 3, the Union County Collge Women’s Basketball Team defeated Lackawanna Community College 60-53 to become the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX Division II Champions.
Bianca Partlow (Roselle), Tournament MVP, led the scoring for the Owls with 16 points, 10 steals, six rebounds, and four assists. Brittany Baker (Plainfield) added 15 points and eight rebounds. Shanique Owens (Hillside) added 10 points and nine rebounds. Aika Emmanuel (Hillside) finished with nine points, six rebounds, and six assists. Quianna Trawick (Rahway) contributed eight points and six rebounds.
In addition, Coach Rahim Graham, in his second year with the Owls, was voted Region XIX Coach of the Year. The Championship Owls are 22-5.
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