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Posted: Sunday, March 4, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
The Rock Valley College women's basketball team is heading back to the national tournament for the second time in the last four seasons.
The Golden Eagles avenged last season's upset loss at home in the Region IV championship game at the hands of Joliet Junior College by toppling Joliet in this year's regional final, 83-65 on Sunday, March 4 at host Madison College.
Revonnia Howard finished with 19 points and 15 rebounds and was named the Region IV tournament's most valuable player. Keshawnee Alley scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while sophomores Jessica Gamble and Erin Ryczek added 16 and 14 points, respectively.
RVC advanced to the title game after defeating College of Dupage on Saturday afternoon, 72-63.
The Golden Eagles will now advance to the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) national tournament in Rochester, Minnesota, March 15-17.
Region IV tournament MVP, Revonnia Howard