Women's Basketball Clinches Regional Championship

The Onondaga Community College Women's Basketball Team won the 2012 NJCAA Region III Division III Women's Basketball Tournament championship on Sunday by defeating Fulton-Montgomery Community College 64-56. 

Head Coach Mike Wheeler's squad was led by all tournament team selection Shalisia Jackson and tournament most valuable player Alyssa Gratien. The team defeated North Country Community College (75-42), Hudson Valley Community College (94-81) and Fulton-Montgomery on consecutive days to win the championship which was held on the campus of Cayuga Community College in Auburn. 

Onondaga, which is ranked #2 nationally and improved its overall record to 30-3, advances on next to the National Championship Tournament which will take place March 15-17 in Rochester, Minnesota.