The women’s basketball team has added seven Kansas athletes to the 2014-2015 roster. These seven athletes have had great high school careers and they are excited to embark on the journey of college basketball at Pratt Community College.
“After losing the majority of our starters and scoring, these freshmen will have the opportunity to come in right away and contribute to our success in 2014-2015,” said Head Coach Stephanie Thompson.
The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team fell to Seward 72-69 on Feb. 26 and ended the season in third place in the conference. They will host a first round NJCAA Region VI play-off game on Sat., March 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. in the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena.
The Beavers jumped out to a huge lead early in the contest and never looked back. Garden City was held scoreless until roughly the 12:30 minute mark of the first half and the scoreboard showed the Beavers leading by 18. The final score was 72-49.
The girls took a 37-15 lead into the break and enjoyed the lead the rest of the contest. Tatiana Grant is recovering from an injury and did not play in the final 10 minutes.
On Feb. 22, Pratt Community College inducted eight former PCC athletes into the Hall of Fame.
-Svjetlana Papcevic 2001-2002 Women’s Basketball-
Papcevic was voted team MVP and she was the top rebounder in the KJCCC 2002. She was third in the conference in scoring 2002 and was selected to the Region VI D-I Second Team 2001-2002. She was also named to the Jayhawk Third team All-Conference team in 2001-2002. After graduating from Pratt, she received a full ride scholarship to play basketball at the University of Arizona, where she had a stellar career.
Your Beavers dropped a hard fought contest to the Blue Dragons on Feb. 15. The players were down 13 in the first half and came back in the second half. The sports arena was energized and the third-ranked opponents were pressed down the stretch. With 3:06 left to play, Tatiana Grant hit a three to cut the Blue Dragon lead to four (58-62). From that point it was all Blue Dragons.
Grant led all scorers with 41 (the most points to ever be scored against a Blue Dragon women’s team), nine rebounds, and four steals. Maddie Pendry chipped in seven points.