Southwest Tennessee Community College

June 10, 2004

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Four members of the Southwest 2004 Region VII runner-up women’s basketball team have signed to continue their education and basketball careers at four-year colleges, according to Lady Saluqis’ head coach Andrea Martre.

“We’re losing some very talented players,” said Martre. “They’ll be missed and I wish them the best as they continue their basketball careers at the next level.”

Julia Cole, who was All-TJCCAA and All-West Division as a sophomore, has signed with Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. Cole, a product of Fairley High School, was one of the top rebounders in the entire conference, averaging 9.1 per contest. She also carried a scoring average of 6.9 points per game, and was third on the team with 32 steals.

Latoyia Hill, a native of Macon, Georgia, has signed with Tennessee State University in Nashville. Hill was also named to the All-TJCCAA and All-West Division teams in 2004. She led the Lady Saluqis in scoring at 13.4 points per game and was the second leading rebounder with a 7.3 average.

Tiffany Webb, from Kirby High School, has signed with LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis. Webb was named to the All-West Division team as a sophomore and was the Lady Saluqis’ third leading scorer at 10.2 points per game. She also led the team in field goal percentage at 55 percent.

Jacki Jackson, who came to Southwest from Horn Lake (MS) High School, will play at Tougaloo (MS) College. Jackson averaged 5.4 points and 4.0 rebounds as a sophomore for the Lady Saluqis.