Collin Players Named All-Region, All-Conference

Destiny Thurman, Lamont Simmons, Jordynn Hernandez and Tajzmel Sherman earned 2019 NTJCAC  All-Conference Honors
Photos by KIRK DICKEY

Collin College closed out its men's and women's 2018-19 basketball seasons with several players earning All-Region and All-Conference honors. The teams compete in the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC) in Region V of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

The Lady Cougars basketball team finished with a 13-3 conference record and advanced to the NJCAA Region V Tournament. The team had a 23-7 overall record and was second in the conference. 

The Collin men's basketball team also finished second in the conference, with a 10-4 record and went 26-6 overall, winning its way into the semi-final round of the NJCAA Region V Tournament.

The following players earned conference or regional honors:

COUGARS BASKETBALL
Tajzmel Sherman – All-Region Team; First Team All-Conference; NTJCAC Player of the Year
Lamont Simmons – All-Region Team; First Team All-Conference
Mason Hix – Second Team All-Conference
Nighel Ceaser – Second Team All-Conference
Ryan Flores – Honorable Mention All-Conference

LADY COUGARS BASKETBALL
Destiny Thurman – All-Region Team; First Team All-Conference; NTJCAC Player of the Year 
Jordynn Hernandez – First Team All-Conference
Briana Marshall – Honorable Mention All-Conference
Shala Robinson – Honorable Mention All-Conference

Collin College serves more than 55,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college based in Collin County, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which has an enrollment of 3,500 each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.