Hostos Women Basketball Players At Office of the President
(Hostos Women's Basketball team, VP SDEM Yates, the athletic coaches
and Hostos President Daisy Cocco De Filippis

(NJCAA newsroom) | ROCHESTER, MINN. (Mar. 12, 2022) – The Hostos Community College women's basketball team had its cinderalla run come to an end, suffering a 65-56 loss in the NJCAA DIII Women's Basketball Championship Game to No. 1 seed Owens Community College on Saturday evening at Rochester Regional Sports Center.
The Caimans conclude the 2021-22 season 17-6 overall, reaching the national championship game for a third time in four years. Along the way, Hostos, who were nationally ranked all season long, captured its fifth consecutive CUNYAC Championship while reaching the finals of the NJCAA Region XV Championship. The Caimans earned an at-large bid to the national tournament, earning victories as the No. 11 seed over No. 6 Rock Valley, No. 3 Onondaga and No. 7 Minnesota West.
Hostos led after three quarters of play (47-42) but were unable to hold off the top-seeded Express in a rematch of the 2019 NJCAA DIII Championship Game. Owens shot 53-percent from the field in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Caimans by a 23-9 margin to secure the program's first-ever NJCAA DIII National Championship.
Dimon Walker led the Caimans in scoring, dropping 13 points. Shaina Lewis finished one rebound shy of a double-double, turning in 10 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals. Aiyana Hicks chipped in with 11 points in the loss.
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