|Tue 1/26||@ Lamar Community College||Lamar, CO||6:00 PM (MT)||63-61(W)||1-0|
|Thur 1/28||@ Western Texas College||Snyder, TX||5:45 PM||61-75(L)||1-1|
|Thu 2/4||* vs. #5 South Plains||Borger, TX||5:45 PM||60-74(L)||1-2|
|Thur 2/11||* @ #20 Midland College||Midland, TX||5:45 PM||61-96(L)||1-3|
|Sat 2/20||* vs. Clarendon College||Borger, TX||2:00 PM||62-71(L)||1-4|
|Mon 2/22||@ Mid-America Christian Univ JV||OKC, OK||6:00 PM||86-54(W)||2-4|
|Tue 2/23||* vs. Trinidad State Junior College||Borger, TX||5:45 PM||81-69(W)||3-4|
|Thur 2/25||* vs. Howard College||Borger, TX||5:45 PM||65-67(L)||3-5|
|Mon 3/1||* @ South Plains College||Levelland, TX||5:45 PM|
|Fri 3/5||* vs. Lamar CC||Borger, TX||5:00 PM|
|Mon 3/8||* Vs. Clarendon College||Borger, TX||5:45 PM|
|Thur 3/11||* Vs. Midland College||Borger, TX||5:45 PM|
|Sat 3/13||* @ Howard College||Big Spring, TX||2:00 PM|
|Mon 3/15||* Vs. Western Texas College||Borger, TX||5:45 PM|
|Thur 3/18||* @ Clarendon College||Clarendon, TX||5:45 PM|
|Thur 3/25||* @ Western Texas||Snyder, TX||5:45 PM|
|Sat 3/27||* @ Midland College||Midland, TX||2:00 PM|
|Mon 3/29||* Vs. South Plains College||Borger, TX||5:45 PM|
|Thur 4/1||* @ Howard College||Big Spring, TX||5:45 PM|
*Western Junior College Athletic Conference Game
|Chauntice Reed||5'4"||FR||Guard||Dallas, TX|
|Briana Palomares||5'11||FR||Guard||Donna, TX|
|Augustina Tonkuamor||5'8"||SO||Guard||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Canton Moreno||5'7"||SO||Guard||Amarillo, TX|
|Kamry Perez||5'4"||SO||Guard||Amarillo, TX|
|Alexys Grice||5'10"||SO||Forward||College Station, TX|
|Cristina Rojas||6'1"||FR||Forward||Gijon, Spain|
|Elena Moraleda||6'0"||FR||Forward||Albacete, Spain|
|Mbaya Semebene||5'10"||SO||Forward||Thies, Senegal|
|Aubry Johnson||5'8"||FR||Guard||Amarillo, TX|
|Naiya Brown||5'8"||SO||Guard||Dallas, TX|
|Jateria Jackson||5'11"||FR||Center||Ft. Lauderdale, FL|
HEAD COACH: Eric Rodewald (13th Season)
ASSISTANT COACH: Judd Lopez (3rd Season)
ASSISTANT COACH: Wyatt Wheatly (3rd Season)
Title: Head Women's Basketball Coach
College: Peru State College
Hometown: Wymore, NE
Office: (806)440-4142 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Having just finished his twelfth season at the helm of the Frank Phillips College Women's Basketball team, Coach Rodewald's work ethic, dedication, and enthusiasm guide the Lady Plainsmen program which is built on the foundation of character and hard work.
Prior to arriving in Borger, Coach Rodewald helped guide Western Junior College Athletic Conference rival Howard College to the Region V Semi-Finals in his final season with the Hawks, helping compile a 25-7 record and a third place conference finish. In four years at Howard, Rodewald assisted Earl Diddle in restoring the program on and off the floor.
The Frank Phillips College Women's Basketball program prides itself on creating a positive environment for student-athletes to succeed on the floor and in the classroom while being a positive presence on campus and in the community of Borger.
Coach Rodewald is proud to have coached 16 years in the WJCAC which is considered to be the toughest junior college conference in the nation.
Coach Rodewald graduated from Southern High School in Wymore, Nebraska and earned his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Mathematics and Coaching from Peru State College (Peru, Nebraska) in 2004.
Title: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
College: West Texas A&M University
Hometown: Borger, TX
Cell: (806) 517-4942
Coach Lopez is entering his third (3) season as an Assistant Coach at Frank Phillips College.
Lopez returned to his hometown of Borger after serving as a Student Assistant Coach under Kristen Mattio at West Texas A&M University. While at WT, Lopez helped guide the Women’s Basketball program to an Elite Eight appearance in 2016-17.
Lopez graduated from West Texas A&M University with his Bachelor’s in General Studies, and graduated with his Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Title: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
College: West Texas A&M University
Hometown: Hedley, TX
Cell: (806) 662-1246
Coach Wheatly is entering his third (3) season as Assistant Coach for the Frank Phillips Women’s Basketball program.
Prior to arriving in Borger, Wheatly played at West Texas A&M, making and playing in an Elite Eight and a Final Four during his time there. Wheatly also spent 2 years assisting the women’s program under Head Coach Kristen Mattio at WTAMU where they made the Elite Eight during the 2016-17 season.
Wheatly graduated from West Texas A&M University with his B.S in Sports and Exercise Science and is currently working towards his Masters in Sports Management.
Lady Plainsmen News
Amaya Johns wins Player of the Week again
Sophomore forward Amaya Johns from Plainfield, IL won her second POTW award after great play during the week of Dec. 8-14. Amaya averaged 21.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game shooting 58 percent from the field.
This is the Lady Plainsmans fourth POTW honor.
Amaya Johns POTW
(SO) Amaya Johns from Plainfield, IL was awarded the WJCAC POTW award for her play during the week of Nov. 24-30. Amaya averaged 21 points and 9.5 rebounds per game in two games during the Howard College Classic.
Amaya is the third athlete from FPC to win POTW awards this year.
Successful weekend at the Howard College Classic
The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen traveled to Big Spring, TX over the weekend to compete the Howard College Classic picking up two wins against Coastal Bend Community College and Lamar Community College and improving to 5-5 on the season.
Against Coast Bend, the Lady Plainsmen got out to a strong lead and never looked back winning the game by thirty-one points led by sophomore wing Amaya Johns who had 25 points and 8 rebounds in 28 minutes of action. Freshman Canton Moreno chipped in 22 points in 17 minutes of play to help put the Plainsmen over the top.
Against Lamar Community College, the Lady Plainsmen were ahead by 11 going into the half, but a strong second half push by Lamar made out for a good game. The Lady Plainsmen were able to pull out the win by a score of 69-60, although with the way the second half went, it felt as if the score should have been closer. FPC was led by freshman Alexys Grice who had 25 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals with some help from sophomore Amaya Johns who had her third double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Your Lady Plainsmen will resume play on Wednesday (12/4) against Odessa College at Odessa.
Local Talent Thriving at FPC
News Channel 10 sports anchor Ralph Cooper visited us during practice recently and created a video article detailing some of our local panhandle talent that we have this season, along with some player interviews with our local girls, Canton Moreno, Hannah Grange, and Adriane Jackson.
You can watch Ralph's story at the link below!
Canton Moreno POTW
Freshman Canton Moreno was selected by Region V as the player of the week for the WJCAC for the week of Nov. 10-16. The local Amarillo native got was scorching hot from the field in 4 games played averaging 27.3 PPG while shooting 38% from deep. Moreno currently sits at #2 in the country in points per game.
Alexys Grice POTW
Freshman Alexys Grice was recently elected the Region V player of the week for the WJCAC during the week of Oct. 27th to Nov. 2nd. The freshmen guard from College Station, TX got off to a hot start leading the Lady Plainsmen to a 1-1 record against Garden City Community College and #6 ranked Seward County Community College. Grice averaged 23.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game while also adding in 5 assists and 5 steals in the two contests.
FPC Lady Plainsmen Basketball
GREAT EDUCATION: Frank Phillips College has an outstanding reputation as a top institution of higher education.
GREAT FACULTY: A student-to-teacher ratio of 15-to-1 allows individual attention leading to a higher rate of academic success.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GRADUATE: FPC prepares students for the academic challenges of a 4-year institution while earning an associate’s degree.
GREAT FACILITIES: The Borger Community Activities Center (BCAC) is home for the Plainsmen with a full-size pool and multiple weight and workout rooms.
GREAT PROGRAM: FPC Women’s Basketball is built on three traits - Family, Pride, & Character, the FPC way.
GREAT STYLE OF PLAY: An up-tempo style of play, both offensively and defensively is not only fun to play in, but prepares its players for the next level.
GREAT EXPOSURE: FPC plays in the highest profile and toughest conference in the nation - the Western Junior College Athletic Conference (WJCAC).
GREAT COMMUNITY: Borger, Texas is a friendly, clean, & safe place with a population of 15,000. It’s a town free of distractions and only 40 minutes from Amarillo International Airport.
GREAT ATHLETICS: FPC holds its own in the WJCAC competing in 6 sports and one ag event - Women’s & Men’s Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Rodeo, and Livestock Judging.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY: FPC provides students the opportunity to earn a complete education while starting at FPC. Right For You. Right Here. Right From the Start.
ALL THIS AND MORE IS WAITING FOR YOU AT FRANK PHILLIPS COLLEGE.
IT'S GREAT TO BE A PLAINSMEN!!