For Immediate Release - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Date: January 12, 2012

Southwest Women's Basketball Team Enters NJCAA Poll

The Southwest women's basketball team, now 15-2 on the season, entered the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division 1 Poll this week for the first time this season at number 20.

Sophomore guard Amber Dunlap leads the Lady Saluqis in scoring with a 15.0 average and is also one of the team leaders with averages of 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 2.3 steals and a .818 free throw percentage. Sophomore guard Erica Ousley is the second scorer at 13.5 points per game and leads the team with 30 three-point field goals and a .853 free throw percentage. Sophomore post player Jenisha Jackson is the third double-figure scorer at 10.8 points per game and leads the team with 9.0 rebounds and 3.1 blocked shots per game.

Top 20 National Poll | January 11, 2012
Rank College Region Record Points 1st Votes Last Week
1 Trinity Valley Community College 14 14-0 160 8 1
2 Northwest Florida State College 8 17-0 152 0 2
3 Hutchinson Community College 6 15-0 143 0 3
4 Central Arizona College 1 16-1 135 0 4
5 Pensacola State College 8 14-1 130 0 5
6 Casper College 9 12-1 119 0 6
7 Gulf Coast State College 8 13-2 105 0 7
8 Seward County Community College 6 13-2 101 0 10
9 Walters State Community College 7 13-1 99 0 9
10 North Idaho College 18 13-2 71 0 16
11 Northern Oklahoma College-Enid 2 11-2 70 0 12
12 Arizona Western College 1 14-2 68 0 19
13 Shelton State Community College 22 12-2 60 0 15
14 Chipola College 8 14-4 57 0 13
15 Independence Community College 6 11-2 56 0 11
16 Weatherford College 5 11-1 49 0 8
17 Otero Junior College 9 14-0 28 0 RV
18 Middle Georgia College 17 10-0 25 0 18
19 Paris Junior College 14 14-2 24 0 20
20 Southwest Tennessee Community College 7 15-2 10 0 RV

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For more information contact: Keith Gentry, (901) 333-4114, mgentry@southwest.tn.edu, Farris Bldg., Room 1002, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134