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Women's Basketball Schedule 2017-18

First Semester Games

Wednesday 10/25 Wentworth (Scrimmage) Home 6:30pm  
Friday 11/3 Baltimore City Home TBD  L 51-72
Saturday 11/4 Montgomery College Home TBD  L 74-75
Sunday 11/5 Brookdale CC Home TBD  W 65-34
Tuesday 11/7 Bunker Hill Home 5:30pm  W 97-27
Tuesday 11/14 Bristol Away 6:00pm  W 114-49
Thursday 11/16 STCC Away 6:00pm  W 104-35
Friday 11/17 Navy Prep Home 5:30pm  L 40-65
Thursday 11/30 Massasoit** Home 5:30pm  W 100-62
Thursday 12/7 Pensacola St. Tourney Away TBD  L 47-83
Friday 12/8 Sante Fe College Away TBD  L 64-72
Thursday 12/14 Gateway Home 5:30pm  W 61-54
Saturday 12/16 UCAP Away 1:00pm  W 72-65

Second Semester Games

Saturday 1/6 Bryant & Stratton   (VA) Away TBD  Cancelled
Sunday 1/7 Thomas Nelson CC (VA) Away TBD  Cancelled
Tuesday 1/16 Bunker Hill Away 5:30pm  W 101-26
Thursday 1/18 Frederick  (Baltimore) Away 6:00pm  Cancelled
Friday 1/19 Catonsville (Baltimore) Away 5:00pm  Cancelled
Saturday 1/20 Gateway Away 1:00pm  W 66-47
Tuesday 1/23 Bristol Home 5:30pm  W 99-47
Thursday 1/25 STCC Home 5:30pm  W 88-36
Saturday 1/27 Monroe College - Bronx Home 8:00pm  W 54-43
Tuesday 2/6 Massasoit Away 5:30pm  W 70-58
Monday 2/12 Northeastern University Club Team Home 7:00pm  W 69-38
Saturday 2/17 UCAP Home 1:00pm  L 60-71

State Tournament- 2/24-25/18- Springfield Tech CC
Regional Tournament- 3/3-4/18 (TBD)
National Tournament- 3/15-18/18- Rock Valley CC (Rockford, IL)          

Head Coach – Mark Leszczyk              
Assistant Coach- Kisandra Ayanbeku      

**- BNN Televised Games

Last Revised- 9/19/17- ELR


Women's Basketball 2017-2018

Class PositionHeightHigh School/Hometown
1 Destiny Hurt  WomensBasketball 1718 1 Fr. SG   5'5" Sewanhaka HS (Long Beach, NY)
2 Kayla Kelley  WomensBasketball 1718 2 So. SG   5'4"   New Mission HS (Boston, MA)
3 Lyric Fortune  WomensBasketball 1718 3 Fr. SG   5'5" Southwestern HS (Baltimore, MD)
4 Shania Shorter  WomensBasketball 1718 4 Fr. PG/SG   5'6" Prince Tech HS (Hartford, CT)
5 Brooklin Davis  WomensBasketball 1718 5 So. SG   5'10"   Career Magnet HS (New Haven, CT)
10 Chanise Ray  WomensBasketball 1718 10 Fr. PG   5'4"   Mount Vernon HS (Arlington, VA)
12 Taylor Grant  WomensBasketball 1718 12 So. F   5'10"   Heritage HS (Newport News, VA)
13 Krishauna Davenport  WomensBasketball 1718 13 Fr. F/C   5'11"   Forest Park HS (Baltimore, MD)
14 Chuckhearah Johnson  WomensBasketball 1718 14 So. PG   5'4" East Boston HS (Boston, MA)
52 Charee Osborne  WomensBasketball 1718 21 So. F   5"10"   New London HS (New London, CT)

Head Coach: Mark Leszczyk (11th Year)
Assistant Coach: Kisandra Ayanbeku (6th Year)

WomensBasketball 1718 team

Assistant Coach

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Justine Grace-McCarthy
Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach
Birthplace: Boston, MA
High School: Fontbonne Academy
College: The College of the Holy Cross and Boston University


Justine Grace-McCarthy was born in Boston and raised in Milton, MA. Justine attended Fontbonne Academy in Milton where she was a 3-sport student athlete, playing soccer, basketball and track & field. She was an All-Scholastic in basketball her senior year and went on to play Division I basketball at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Justine graduated in 2001 with a degree in Psychology. She began her coaching career at her alma mater Fontbonne Academy as an assistant coach.

In 2004 Justine took a break from coaching to pursue a Master's degree at Boston University. In 2006 she graduated with a Master's in Mental Health & Behavioral Medicine with a specialization in Sports Psychology. Justine worked in the mental health field for a couple of years as she pursued her professional license in counseling. In 2008 Justine started working for the Boston Public Schools as a guidance counselor. She worked for English High School for three years and was also the head girls basketball coach. Justine was named Coach of the Year for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons by her peers.

Justine is now a guidance counselor at the McCormack Middle School in Dorchester and is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. This is her first year as an assistant coach at Roxbury Community College.

Head Coach

Mark Leszczyk Mark Leszczyk, Head Coach
Birthplace:  Providence, RI
Family:  Married with three children
High School:  Johnson High
Post High School:  Coast Guard, 4 years
Years Coaching:  20

Coach Mark Leszczyk is entering his seventh year with the Roxbury Community College Women’s Basketball Team.  Last season, Leszczyk led the Lady Tigers to a 19-7 regular season record, a MCCAC Conference Championship, Region XXI Championship and An appearance at the NJCAA National Tournament, where they placed 3rd. 

Throughout the past 6 years at Roxbury, the lady Tigers have been nationally ranked in the top 10 the last 4 years and in the top 5 the last 3 years

Leszczyk is a Glocester, R.I., resident with several years of coaching experience.  He came to RCC in 2007 after three years of coaching Dean College’s Women’s Basketball Team, which he guided to a 55-21 overall record and back-to-back appearances in the NJCAA Region XXI Div II Championship Games.

During his Dean tenure, Leszczyk helped two of his players earn Academic All-American honors and several players earn scholarships to Division I and Division II colleges that play at the NCAA level. Six players received Academic Achievement awards from Dean.

Leszczyk founded Rhode Island’s Ocean State Pride Amateur Athletic Union program.  He is also the Region I Northeast Representative for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

During his tenure at RCC, Coach Leszczyk has had an overall record of 131-35. His Lady Tigers have had 5 consecutive Undefeated MCCAC seasons. (09, 10, 11, 12, 13), 3 straight Regional Championships (10, 11, 12), 3 appearances National Tournament reached finals (10,11,12) and have produced 3 All Americans: Jesika Holmes (2010), Tyler Kimball (2011), and Shannon Samuels (2012). He has also received coaching accolades such as, Region XXI Coach of the Year (2009), Rawlings National Junior College Coach of the Year (2010) and District F Coach of the Year (10, 11).

Coaching Record by Year








Won State Tournament




NJCAA Tournament, 3rd place




NJCAA Tournament, 2nd place




NJCAA Tournament, 2nd place




State Championship




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