SLCC Women’s Basketball Team No. 3 Seed in National Tourney

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SLCC women's basketball team went 30-2 during regular season before making national tournament.

2015-16 SLCC women's basketball team

2015-16 SLCC women's basketball team

We challenged this team with arguably the toughest schedule in the country, and I’m so glad that the seed committee recognized those efforts and accomplishments.

The Salt Lake Community College women’s basketball team (No. 3) received a first-round bye in the NJCAA Division I Women’s National Basketball Championship, meaning they will face off March 16, 4 p.m. against the winner of Northeast (No. 14) against Vincennes (No. 19) in Lubbock, Texas.

“We’re obviously really excited about the opportunity and super excited about the No. 3 seed,” said Betsy Specketer, SLCC head coach and this season’s SWAC Coach of the Year. “We challenged this team with arguably the toughest schedule in the country, and I’m so glad that the seed committee recognized those efforts and accomplishments. Getting to the national tournament has been our number one goal from day one, and now it’s time to go to work, have some fun and represent.” The overall team record was 30-2. The tournament games will be broadcast live at NJCAA TV.

Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, comprehensive community college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 60,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions and a perennial Top 10 college nationally for total associate degrees awarded. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.

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