Lady Cats 2013 Basketball Shoot-13

(Rome, GA) – Two-time defending NJCAA Region XVII champion Georgia Northwestern capped off the 2013-14 regular season with a home loss to the nation’s seventh-ranked team in West Georgia Tech.

With the win, the Lady Golden Knights take the season series. Led By Kierra Smith, West Georgia Tech took the regular-season title with the 84-55 win over the Lady Cats. Sunday’s game also served as Georgia Northwestern’s “Pink” game to benefit breast cancer research. NJCAA Region XVII All-First Teamers Kiarra Parks and Alyssa Nichelson combined for 35 points in the Lady Cat loss.

The same two teams will square off again Sunday at 2 p.m. at Emory-Oxford in Oxford, Georgia in the NJCAA Region XVII title game. The winner will head to the regional round of the NJCAA National Tournament.

For more information on Lady Cats Athletics, contact the Athletics Office at dstephenson@gntc.edu. Georgia Northwestern is a member of the NJCAA Region XVII, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, and an equal opportunity institute.