Women's Basketball News

Published July 13, 2017 11:49 am

Vanessa Romo

Southwestern Community College Head Coach Addae Houston has added Colorado student-athlete Vanessa Romo to his line-up for the 2017-18 Spartan women’s basketball campaign.

Romo, a 5-foot-7-inch guard, from Denver, CO, played for Legacy High School where she earned second-team all-conference honors two seasons during high school. She graduated in May 2017.

Read more: Houston Recruits Colorado Guard to Spartan Team

Published June 2, 2017 9:08 am

Julanie and Maleika Carter with their mom and coaches signing with Grand View

Maleika and Julanie Carter, May 2017 Southwestern Spartan grads, will be moving back to their hometown of Des Moines to finish out their collegiate careers, competing for the Grand View University Vikings next season under Head Coach Gary Smith.

Read more: Carter Twins to Continue Playing at Grand View University

Published May 30, 2017 3:30 pm

Demir Alford with current and future coaches

The Southwestern Spartans' Demir Alford, 5'6 guard from Des Moines, recently signed a letter of intent to continue her collegiate career under the direction of Head Coach Jeff Reis at Lindenwood University – Belleville, located just east of St. Louis, in Belleville, IL.

Read more: Southwestern's Alford to Play for Lindenwood University

Published March 31, 2017 9:37 am

Front row:  Joe Van Meter, Tina’s father; Tina Lair-Van Meter; and Kristin Lair, Tina’s mother. Back row:  Jessica Heydon, Coon Rapids-Bayard High School head girls basketball coach, and Addae Houston, Southwestern head women’s basketball coach.

Coon Rapids-Bayard High School’s Tina Lair-Van Meter has committed to the Spartans women’s basketball program at Southwestern Community College for the 2017-18 season.

Lair-Van Meter, who will graduate from Coon Rapids-Bayard in May, has received a number of high school honors for basketball. She was a 2017 Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Class 1A all-region team selection, a 2017 Rolling Valley Conference first team all-conference selection, and a 2016 Rolling Valley Conference honorable mention selection. In the classroom, Lair-Van Meter has excelled as an honors student.

Read more: Coon Rapids-Bayard Forward Headed to Southwestern

Published March 16, 2017 5:52 pm

Southwestern Community College Head Women's Basketball Coach Addae Houston received word this week, Spartan sophomore Julanie Carter, of Des Moines, was named First Team All-Region following the 2016-17 basketball season.

Read more: Carter Named First Team All-Region