Clitan De Sousa in NJCAA All Star Event
KSCB News - July 15, 2016 11:18 am
For the eighth straight year, the Seward County Lady Saints will be represented at NJCAA All-Star Weekend in Florida as soon to be sophomore forward Clitan de Sousa has accepted the invitation to participate in one of the nation’s top showcase events for junior college women’s basketball.
De Sousa had a solid freshman campaign for the Lady Saints in 2015-2016, playing in all 33 and starting 32 games for Seward. She averaged 8.0 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for the gals in green, shooting 50% from the field and 45% from the three point line. De Sousa scored in double figures 11 times, putting up matching career high 17 point efforts against Garden City and Cloud County. She had three double figure rebounding games, grabbing 11 against Cowley and 10 each against Independence and Tabor.
The NJCAA All-Star Weekend will take place July 21-24 in Niceville, Florida on the campus of Northwest Florida State College. Once players are split into teams, they will have organized practices on the 22nd ahead of the WBCA Hall of Fame Banquet. Competition will begin on the 23rd and will conclude on the 24th.
The top 40 sophomores in the country have been invited to the event. De Sousa will be joined by four other Jayhawk Conference athletes including Garden City’s Shala Dobbins, Butler’s Kyeria Hannah, Highland’s Szonja Vukov, and Kansas City Kansas’ Brooklyn Wagler.