October 25, 2012

Owens Community College Express Women’s Soccer Competes in NJCAA Region XII Tournament, Oct. 27-28

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Owens Community College women’s soccer team will make its second trip to the postseason as the Express compete in the NJCAA Region XII Women’s Soccer Championship this weekend. The tournament will be held at Jackson Community College in Jackson, Mich., Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 27-28.

Led by second-year Head Coach Mary Whisler, the Express will take a 12-2-3 overall record into the four-team single elimination tournament where they will play Muskegon CC (5-6-2) at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. If they would advance, the Express will play the Schoolcraft College (13-4-2)/Delta College (10-5) winner at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 in the championship match.

Whisler’s team finished in first place (9-1-2 record) in the final NJCAA Region XII women’s soccer regular season standings. The Express is ranked No. 14 in the latest NJCAA Division I women’s soccer regular season national poll.

The NJCAA Division I National Championship will be held Nov. 12-17 in Melbourne, Fla.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.