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Miami Dade College Student Athlete Selected for 2010 NJCAA All-Star Games

Ashley Wilkes

Miami, June 18, 2010 - Ashley Wilkes, a student on Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Women’s Basketball Team, is ranked among the top players in the nation. She has been selected to participate at the 2010 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Star games, which will be held on July 9 – 11 at Pensacola Junior College.

Wilkes, a psychology major, averaged a double-double for the MDC Lady Sharks with 18 points and 10.8 rebounds. She also shot 48% from the floor, averaged 2.3 blocks and 1.9 steals. 

The women’s basketball team finished their 2009-’10 season with a records of 11-15, 6-6. Wilkes was named to the Florida Community College Activities Association (FCCAA) All-State/All Region team.  

MDC’s athletic teams have earned a total of 33 NJCAA titles, including 13 in women’s sports. Most recently, the college’s softball team became national champions and won the 2010 national ladies fast-pitch softball championship.


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