Prince George's Women's Basketball Starts 2018 At Anne Arundel On Friday

Prince George's Women's Basketball Starts 2018 At Anne Arundel On Friday

Prince George's (5-7, 2-3 MD JUCO) at Anne Arundel (5-4, 2-1 MD JUCO)
Friday, January 5, 2018 | 5 p.m.
David S. Jenkins Gymnasium | Arnold, Md.


opening tip…
 Prince George's ushers in 2018 and concludes a short two-game road trip at Anne Arundel on Friday night. The Owls defeated the Riverhawks last year in Largo.

last time out…  Prince George's Community College falls 81-58 to Montgomery on Dec. 20. Gina Seifert posted 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Owls. The sophomore shot 7-for-13 from the field and 7-8 from the free throw line to register her seventh game this season with at least 20 points. She also registered her 10th double-double this season. In the four games in the month of December, Seifert is averaging 25.0 points and 16.3 rebounds per game. She also added four blocks, three steals and three assists on the night. Imani Yates posted 13 points, eight rebounds, three steals, three blocks and two assists while Camry Gantt registered a career-high 12 points. 

next time on the hardwood… The Owls, who will play seven of its last 10 regular season games on the road, return to Novak Field House on Wednesday against Baltimore City.

national recognition for seifert part 2…  For the second time in five weeks, Prince George's Community College women's basketball sophomore Gina Seifert was named the NJCAA Division III Player of the Week on Dec. 20. Seifert first garnered the award for the week of Nov. 13-19. Seifert continued her dominance with her second-straight 30-point performance against NJCAA Division I Chesapeake to match her career high set one week prior against CCBC Catonsville on Dec. 6 and also hauled in a career-best 20 rebounds against the Skipjacks. She shot 13-for-21 from the floor and 4 of 6 from the free throw line while hauling in five offensive and 15 defensive rebounds while also tallying two assists, three steals and a block in the lone contest of the week for the Owls.

national recognition for seifert part 1… Gina Seifert was named the NJCAA Division III Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Nov. 21. Seifert, a sophomore forward, posted three 20-point performances and at least 16 rebounds in the three games while averaging 23.3 points, 17.3 rebounds, 3.0 steals, 2.3 blocks and 1.6 assists per game in the week. She started her week by matching her career high with 25 points along with 16 rebounds against Allegany College of Maryland on Nov. 15. She then posted 22 points and 18 rebounds against Butler County Community College on Nov. 17 and 23 points and 18 rebounds against Westmoreland County Community College on Nov. 18. She shot 48.0 percent (24-for-50) from the floor and 81.5 percent (22-for-27) from the free throw line while also tallying nine steals, seven blocks and five assists in the three games.

having a career day… Freshman Camry Gantt notched a career-high 12 points against Montgomery on Dec, 20. Sophomore Gina Seifert has notched a career-high four times this season and matched her career-high for the second-straight game after scoring 30 points at Chesapeake on Dec. 14 after posting 30 points against CCBC Catonsville on Dec. 6. The sophomore, who posted a career best for points three times at home and once on the road, also hauled in a career-high 20 rebounds against the Skipjacks. Freshman Daja Latten posted her first double-digit point performance against Chesapeake with 15 points. Freshman Imani Yates posted a career-high 24 points against Butler County on Nov. 17 while freshman Rickkia Jackson notched a career-high 11 points against Butler County. Jackson then hauled in a career-best 14 boards against Westmoreland on Nov. 18. Sophomore Myanna Strong led the way for the Owls against Pennsylvania Highlands on Nov. 8 with a career-high 18 points. Latten (13 rebounds) recorded a career high in rebounds against Potomac State on Dec. 2.

the point is double figures… Sophomore Gina Seifert has posted double figures in points 12 times this season and 28 times in her career. Sophomore Myanna Strong has seven 10+ point games in her career including five times this season while freshman Imani Yates has reached double figures in points seven times this campaign. Freshmen Camry Gantt has three 10-point games to her credit while Daja Latten and Rickkia Jackson each have a 10-point game.

20-20 vision…
 Sophomore Gina Seifert has seven 20-point performances and two 30-point performances in her career, including six this season. Freshman Imani Yates joined the club with her career-high 24 points against Butler County on Nov. 17 and has accomplished the feat twice this season.

on the boards… Sophomore Gina Seifert has reached double figures in rebounds 25 times in her career including 10 times in 2017-18. Freshman Rickkia Jackson has four 10+ rebound game this season. Freshmen Daja Latten and Imani Yates each have two 10+ rebound games this season. 

double trouble… Sophomore Gina Seifert has 20 double-doubles in her career including 10 this season. She registered a career-high 30 points and 20 rebounds against Chesapeake on Dec. 14. Freshman Imani Yates has two double-doubles and fellow freshman Daja Latten has turned the trick once this season.

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 seven 20-point performances, two 30-point tilts and 28 games with at least 10 points in her two-year career. The sophomore has 25 double-figure rebound performances and 20 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.

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 unveiled their gold jerseys for the doubleheader against CCBC Catonsville on Dec. 6 and will be wearing them for select games the rest of the season.

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.