Lady Lakers Ready for NJCAA Region XX Tournament

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Garrett College Women’s Basketball team set to take on the College of Southern Maryland Hawks Friday February 28, 2014 at Cecil College in the first round of the NJCAA Region XX Tournament. Tip-off is scheduled for 5pm. The winner will move on to the next round of play Saturday at 2pm.

“Our ladies have worked hard all season long to position themselves as one of the top teams in the region. Our first round game will have us playing a good College of Southern Maryland team that rosters two of the top 5 rebounders in the MD JUCO” said Coach Boggess, “our preparation for the week will be business as usual. Every team shows up to play at their highest level come tournament time.  We are excited and look forward to competing with the best of Region 20.”  

In their last meeting the Lady Lakers came out with the victory, final score was 51-34.

Good Luck Ladies!

Pictured above is the 2014 Lady Lakers, coached by Roy Boggess, Mindy Sharp, and Kory Gibson.

GC Welcomes New Athletic Trainer

Kimberly Windstein MS, LAT, ATC, PES,
is a graduate of Peters Township High School in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA.  She attended Lock Haven University where she received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. She was a member of the Lock Haven University women’s volleyball team. She then went on to obtain a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania, where she also obtained her certification as a performance enhancement specialist.

Sophomore Night Slated for Feb 22

The Garrett Lakers Men and Women’s basketball teams will be hosting Sophomore night Saturday February 22nd vs. NOVA. The Lady Lakers will play at 4pm, and the Men will follow at 6 pm. Come out and show your support for LAKER NATION as we celebrate our Sophomores.

Pictured above are the Sophomores from the men and women’s basketball teams, (from left to right) Top Row: Kristyn Wilson, Amber Smith, Yannick Zanfack Bottom Row: Shannon McCready, Frank Holloway, DJ Ritchie.

Lady Lakers Winning Streak at 4-in-a-row

The Lady Lakers basketball team has won four in a row; beating Anne Arundel at home 80-40, and Cecil 99-40, Allegany 85-66, and Potomac State 84-81 on the road. Pictured above is Sophomore Kristyn Wilson in the win over Anne Arundel.

“I am proud of our team,” said Coach Boggess “Winning four games in a row is tough, especially when you were on the road for three out of the four.”

The Lady Lakers look to keep their streak alive Feb 4’th against Baltimore City.

Lakers to Host Pink Game for Breast Cancer Awareness

The Garrett Lakers are set to host a
PINK GAME for Breast Cancer Awareness on Thursday February 6, 2014. The Lady Lakers will tip off against #8 Chesapeake at 4pm, and the Men vs. Chesapeake will follow at 6pm. Garrett College students, fans and supporters of Laker Nation are asked to come out and support the teams and help in the fight against cancer. Admission to the games and donations will go to Garrett County Gives, a group of 8 local charities whose campaign is to raise awareness and funds for a variety of organizations. The game will feature performances by Brenda’s Body Shop and student prizes. Bandanas sponsored by Cindy’s Fund and Broken Roads Associates in conjunction with the Deep Creek 2014 World Canoe Slalom Championships will be available for purchase.

See you there! Don’t forget to wear PINK!