United Tribes Technical College Lady Thunderbirds to play in National Tournament on March 15

UTTC Thunderbirds, from left, Assistant Coach Erik Abbey, 32 McKayla Peltier (Turtle Mountain), 21 Kaylea Skunkcap (Blackfeet), 3 Shelby Greeley (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate), 23 Terae Briggs (Crow Agency), 13 Gia Davis (Turtle Mountain), 35 Jessica Starr (Three Affiliated), and Head Coach Kia Herbel.

UTTC Thunderbirds, from left, Assistant Coach Erik Abbey, 32 McKayla Peltier (Turtle Mountain), 21 Kaylea Skunkcap (Blackfeet), 3 Shelby Greeley (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate), 23 Terae Briggs (Crow Agency), 13 Gia Davis (Turtle Mountain), 35 Jessica Starr (Three Affiliated), and Head Coach Kia Herbel.

Published March 9, 2016

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA – The United Tribes Technical College women’s basketball team is scheduled to play Tuesday, March 15 at 6 p.m. (CT) in first-round action of the NJCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championships.

The Lady Thunderbirds take on number one seed Monroe Community College of Rochester, New York.

This is UTTC’s first appearance in the national tournament, where they are the number 16 seed. Monroe is a five-time former tournament winner.

The action takes place March 15-19 at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas.

For tournament information, including a link for online viewing, visit the website:http://www.jccc.edu/cavs/njcaatournament/index.html.

 

NJCAA DII Women’s games will also be telecast at this link: http://www.njcaatv.com. The schedule is here: http://www.njcaatv.com/NJCAA_TV_Broadcast_Schedule.

 

More Thunderbirds info: Hunter Berg, UTTC Athletic Director, 701-255-3285 x 1361,[email protected].

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