Prince George's Women's Basketball Returns Home To Host Penn Highlands On Wednesday; Game To Be Streamed Live

Prince George's Women's Basketball Returns Home To Host Penn Highlands On Wednesday; Game To Be Streamed Live

Patrick Henry (0-0) at Prince George's (1-2)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 5 p.m.
Novak Field House | Largo, Md.



opening tip… Prince George's returns to Novak Field House to begin a two-game homestand with Pennsylvania Highlands coming to town on Wednesday. The Owls defeated the Black Bears 103-30 last season on Nov. 29, 2016 on the road.

last time out… Despite 26 points from Asisha Greene, Prince George's Community College fell 105-65 to Guilford Technical Community College in the Patrick Henry Women's Basketball Tournament on Sunday. Greene, who posted 23 points on Saturday against Patrick Henry, shot 9-for-21 from the floor, 4 of 9 from behind the arc and 4 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 26 points for her 11th career game with at least 25 points. The sophomore has registered double figures in points in every game she has played in her career and has registered 17 20-point performances. Gina Seifert added 10 points in the contest for the Owls and finished with seven rebounds. It marked the end of her consecutive 10+ rebound streak of eight straight dating back to last season. Imani Yates chipped in nine points, four assists and three rebounds in the loss.

next time on the hardwood… The Owls open Maryland JUCO action on Nov. 15 against Allegany College of Maryland.

having a career day… Sophomore Gina Seifert notched a career-high 25 points against Cumberland County on Nov. 1 while Rickkia Jackson registered a career-best 10 points against the Dukes.

the point is double figures… Sophomore Asisha Greene has posted double figures in all 27 games she has played. Sophomore Markaila Carter has scored double digits in 24 of the 25 games she has played for the Largo program. Sophomore Gina Seifert has posted double figures in points twice this season and 18 times in her career. Sophomore Myanna Strong has two 10+ point games in her career.

20-20 vision…
 Sophomore Asisha Greene has scored 20 points in a game 17 times in her career including 11 games with at least 25 points. Sophomore Markaila Carter has posted 20 points five times in her career while fellow sophomore Gina Seifert has two 20-point performances, including one this season.

on the boards…
 Sophomore Gina Seifert has reached double figures in rebounds 18 times in her career including twice in 2017-18. Sophomore Asisha Greene has 10 games with 10 rebounds or more. Freshman Rickkia Jackson has one 10+ rebound game this season. Sophomore Markaila Carter had a double-double in 2014-15.

double trouble… Sophomore Gina Seifert has 12 double-doubles in her career including two this season while sophomore Asisha Greene has 10 double-doubles and sophomore Markaila Carter has one double-double from her freshman year.

one seifert to rule them all… After playing with her sister Lisa Seifert last season, sophomore Gina Seifert returns in 2017-18 to Prince George's with Lisa now at Salisbury University. The sophomore ranked second on the team with 11.0 points and a team-best 9.4 rebounds per game last season. She has posted two 20-point performances and 18 games with at least 10 points in her two-year career. The sophomore has 18 double-figure rebound performances and 12 double-doubles in her career. In the classroom, Gina Seifert was a 4.0 student last year to earn NJCAA All-Academic first team honors. Seifert is the third of three siblings to play at Prince George's Community College. Along with Lisa, her older brother Stevie was a member of the 2014 NJCAA World Series Owls baseball team. Her mother Teresa has been a professor for 32 years in Largo, was once the women's basketball head coach and was just named the Owls new softball head coach in the fall.

nice to see you again… Sophomore Markaila Carter returns to the Owls after playing women's basketball in Largo for the 2014-15 season. Carter averaged 16.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game while recording 96 assists and 86 steals in that campaign. That season Prince George's also won the NJCAA Region XX Division III Tournament for the fourth time and advanced to the national tournament. Carter posted double figures in points in 23 of the 24 games she played as a freshman including a career-high 28 points against West George Technical in the district championships on Feb. 28, 2015.

welcome to the perch… Head coach Tiona Harris has added freshman Camry GanttDaja LattenRickkia Jackson, Giovanni Thomas and Imani Yates to the team in 2016-17.

that's gold, jerry, gold… Prince George's is celebrating its 50th Anniversary of Prince George's Athletics in 2017-18. Prince George's unveiled gold uniforms for men's soccer against Cecil on Sept. 15 as part of the 50th Anniversary of Prince George's Athletics, A Celebration of the Past, Present, And Future. The men's and women's basketball teams will unveil their gold jerseys for the doubleheader against CCBC Catonsville on Dec. 6 and then will be wearing them for select games the rest of the season.

alumni appreciation night… The athletics department will be holding Alumni Appreciation Night that will also include Prince George's faculty and staff on Dec. 6 against CCBC Catonsville at 5/7 p.m. Alumni, faculty or staff that wish to participate in the event must pre-register at in order to receive up to four free tickets, a free gift and discounted meals. Deadline is Dec. 1. Prince George's will also be holding a Kid's Night Out on Jan. 17.

hall of fame… Prince George's will be holding its inaugural Hall of Fame as part of the 50th Anniversary celebration. Nominations are currently being accepted until Dec. 15 by going to

hosting maryland juco tournament… Prince George's will be hosting the Maryland JUCO Tournament for both men's and women's basketball on Feb. 23-25.

women's basketball tradition… The women's basketball team has won the Maryland JUCO Tournament seven times (1973-74, 1974-75, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1985-86, 1988-89 and 2000-01) and the NJCAA Region XX title four times (1974-75, 1988-89, 2005-06 and 2015-16).

about the coach… Head coach Tiona Harris, a former women's basketball standout at Prince George's Community College, begins her seventh season as head coach of the Owls. She guided the Owls to the 2014-15 NJCAA Region XX Division III title and a trip to the national tournament.