Niagara County Community College Thunderwolves

Niagara team photo


No.    Name                      
3Cori DicksonG     SO5'4Cheektowaga, N.Y.
5Shilah ParkerGSO5'5Cheektowaga, N.Y.
10Ellie ToddGFR5'6Gasport, N.Y.
12Kelsey LachowskiGFR5'6North Tonawanda, N.Y.
13Paige EmborskyGFR5'7Newfane, N.Y.
14Aubrey HalloranFFR6'0Albany, N.Y.
15Caitlynn SnookFFR5'9Albion, N.Y.
21Molly MahonyFFR5'9Lancaster, N.Y.
24Kenetria RedfernGSO5'9Cheektowaga, N.Y.
33Alicia FarrellFSO5'11Tonawanda, N.Y.

Team Overview

Niagara County Community College, ranked No. 8 in the latest NJCAA Div. II polls, enters the tournament with a program-best 31-0 record. The Thunderwolves recently won their first-ever Region III Div. II championship, knocking off reigning National Champion Monroe Community College in the title game. NCCC beat the Tribunes three times during the course of the year – the only three wins against the perennial powers in school history.


NCCC sophomore Kenetria Redfern was recently named Region III Div. II Player of the Year. The 5-foot-9 wing led the region with 22.4 points per game. She also averaged 9.4 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 2.9 assists per contest for the T-Wolves. Joining Redfern on the first team was classmate Shilah Parker, who canned 84 3-pointers on her way to 15.4 points per game. The 5-foot-5 guard stuffed the stat sheet with 6.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 3.1 steals and 1.2 blocks per night. NCCC freshman Paige Emborsky was a second-team choice after averaging 16.4 points per game. She has made a school-record 118 3-pointers this season. Fellow first-year player Aubrey Halloran was a third-team pick after averaging 10.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per night.