The women's basketball team participated and took third place in the 39th Annual Colleen Riley Tournament at Fullerton College last week. Sophomore guard Janay Wellington made the All-Tournament team for the Vikings.
In the first game against Santa Monica College, the Vikings won 67-58. Guard Brittnay McDaniel led the team with 14 points and 12 rebounds with Doylebonet Walker following closely behind with 12 points. Julia Ochoa led the team with five assists and Esther Franks was next up with four assists.
In the second game of the tournament, the Vikings battled against Mount San Antonio College for the second time this season, but ultimately lost 75-72. The Vikings defeated the Mounties in November in the Mt. SAC Tip-Off Tournament Championship game in triple overtime 82-75. Esther Franks scored a game-high of 28 points and went perfect on the line with eight for eight.
In the final game of the tournament, the Vikings defeated the Fullerton College Hornets on their home turf 76-57. Doylebonet Walker and Janay Wellington led the team with over 15 points each. Kendria Rendon had eight rebounds, while Esther Franks totaled 10 assists.
The Vikings will play again on Friday, Jan. 5 at Mount San Antonio College at 6 p.m. To view the remaining season schedule, click here.
Help Support LBCC Athletics!
Plan to join us for the 2018 Long Beach City College Foundation Athletics Associates Golf Tournament. The event is set for Thursday, May 10 at Recreation Park Golf Course in Long Beach. This year, the Athletics Associates will sponsor its 35th Annual Golf Tournament. As the major fundraiser for Long Beach City College Athletics, we are planning and looking forward to a great day of golf, food, beverages, and friends.
How can you assist? Please consider playing and/or using some of our support options as a way to partner with us and take part of a shared experience in our success at Long Beach City College.
Each year the LBCC Foundation Athletics Associates coordinates its annual golf tournament, with proceeds directly benefitting our athletic programs. Through recent years, we have suffered budget cuts which have made our fundraising efforts even more crucial to the success of our student-athletes and our athletic programs as a whole.
Funds raised through this event contribute to the purchase of athletic equipment, team travel expenses, tournament participation expenses, officials' expenses and much more. In order for the Long Beach City College Vikings to continue on our path of success, we need support from businesses and people just like you. Please note that your donation is tax-deductible.
Since its formation, the Athletics Associates has raised over $500,000 for the Long Beach City College athletic programs. We ask that you please consider joining us this year as a supporter through one of the following options:
- Title Sponsor $5,000: Includes two (2) foursomes, exclusive signage on the course, opportunity for a promotional table set-up, recognition on large sponsor banner, full year LBCC website promotion, and recognition at the dinner.
- Corporate Sponsor $3,000: Includes two (2) foursomes, 36"x24" signage on the course, opportunity for a promotional table set-up, recognition on large sponsor banner, and recognition at the dinner.
- Viking Sponsor $1,500: Includes one (1) foursome, 24"x18" signage on the course, and recognition at the dinner.
- Hole Sponsor $250: Includes 24"x18" sign on one designated hole.
Contact the LBCC Athletic Department at (562) 938-4237 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
About the Athletics Associates
The Athletics Associates of the Long Beach City College Foundation acts as a support group for the men's and women's sports programs at LBCC and raises funds for purchasing athletic equipment, assisting student-athletes and helping with team travel expenses.
For more information about the 2018 Long Beach City College Foundation Athletics Associates Golf Tournament, go to lbccvikings.com/golf. To register for the 35th Annual Golf Tournament, click here or print out the registration here.