Northeast Hawks women's basketball team's season reaches end of the road
The NJCAA 15th ranked Northeast Hawks women’s basketball team’s season came to a close at the NJCAA National Tournament in Salina, Kansas today falling to 16th ranked Weatherford College of Texas in the opening round 72-68. Lexi Murphy led Northeast with 19 points while teammate Ivana Vuletic added twelve points. The Hawks trailed at halftime 37-35 and were outscored in the second half 35-33. Northeast’ AJ Johnson was called for a travel with just under four seconds left in an effort to tie the game. The Hawks end the season with a 28-5 record while the Coyotes improve to 25-5. It’s was the first time that Northeast had qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament in women’s basketball since 1977.