Senior Jasmine Patrick, a former Grossmont Griffin women’s basketball star, is going to the “granddaddy of them all”, “The Big Dance”, the 2017 Women’s NCAA Tournament.
A transfer student to Western Illinois University, Patrick and her basketball team punched their ticket as a #14 seed in the Women’s NCAA Tournament by winning a championship in their respective conference tournament.
The Leathernecks (26-6) and on an 11-game win streak earned The Summit League’s automatic bid by defeating IUPUI in overtime 77-69.
The WIU Leathernecks will face tough competition with the talent of the #3 seed, Florida State Seminoles at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla. This will be the first time ever WIU has faced Florida State in the history of their program.
At Grossmont, she averaged 10.7 points per game and 8.7 rebounds
Look for Patrick to come off the bench and provide a spark for her team.
You can watch Jasmine and her WIU Leatherneck counterparts at 4:30 p.m. PT on ESPN2. The winner will go on to face the winner of the #6 Missouri and #11 South Florida matchup.