Southwest Tennessee Community College

December 23, 2005

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/ (901) 619-1899

Release written by Keith Gentry

The Southwest women’s basketball team will host the Fifth Annual Lady Saluqis Classic on December 28-29 at the Verties Sails Gymnasium. In addition to Southwest, the Classic will feature Georgia Perimeter College, Kennedy-King College, and Three Rivers Community College.

Georgia Perimeter and Three Rivers will tangle in the opener at 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 28 while Southwest will play Kennedy-King in the second game at 6 p.m. On Friday, December 29, Kennedy-King and Three Rivers will tip-off at 4 p.m. followed by Southwest vs. Georgia Perimeter at 6 p.m.

Southwest, coached by Andrea Martre, are currently 7-6 overall and 6-5 in the Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletic Association. The Lady Saluqis are coming off consecutive road wins over Hiwassee and Cleveland State. Leading the team in scoring is sophomore forward Imesia Jackson, who is averaging 17.2 points per game and is also the top rebounder in the entire conference at 11.6 per game.