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Schedule

Women's Basketball Schedule 2017-18

First Semester Games

DayDateOpponentSiteTimeResults
Wednesday 10/25 Wentworth (Scrimmage) Home 6:30pm  
Friday 11/3 RCC Invitational Home TBD  
Saturday 11/4 RCC Invitational Home TBD  
Sunday 11/5 RCC Invitational Home TBD  
Tuesday 11/7 Bunker Hill Home 5:30pm  
Tuesday 11/14 Bristol Away 6:00pm  
Thursday 11/16 STCC Away 6:00pm  
Friday 11/17 Navy Prep Home 5:30pm  
Saturday 11/18 Quinsigamond Away 12:00pm  
Thursday 11/30 Massasoit** Home 5:30pm  
Thursday 12/7 Pensacola St. Tourney Away TBD  
Friday 12/8 Pensacola St. Tourney Away TBD  
Saturday 12/9 Holyoke Home 1:00pm  
Thursday 12/14 Gateway Home 5:30pm  
Saturday 12/16 UCAP Away 1:00pm  

Second Semester Games

DayDateOpponentSiteTimeResults
Saturday 1/6 Bryant & Stratton   (VA) Away TBD  
Sunday 1/7 Thomas Nelson CC (VA) Away TBD  
Tuesday 1/16 Bunker Hill Away 5:30pm  
Thursday 1/18 Frederick  (Baltimore) Away 6:00pm  
Friday 1/19 Catonsville (Baltimore) Away 5:00pm  
Saturday 1/20 Gateway Away 1:00pm  
Tuesday 1/23 Bristol Home 5:30pm  
Thursday 1/25 STCC Home 5:30pm  
Saturday 1/27 Quinsigamond Home 6:00pm  
Tuesday 2/6 Massasoit Away 5:30pm  
Saturday 2/10 Holyoke Away 1:00pm  
Saturday 2/17 UCAP Home 1:00pm  
Sunday 2/18 Columbia-Greene CC Away 1:00pm  

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

Roster

Women's Basketball 2016-17

Women's Basketball 16-17 team

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Class PositionHeightHigh School/Hometown
2 Kayla Kelley  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 2 Fr. G 5’4” New Mission HS (Boston, MA)
3 Rayven Smith  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 3 So. G 5’4” Culinary Arts Academy at Weaver (Hartford, CT)
5 Brooklin Davis  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 5 Fr. G 5’10” Career Magnet HS (New Haven, CT)
10 Gianni Hill  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 10 Fr. G 5’3” Pope John XXIII HS (Everett, MA)
11 Keisha Rainer  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 11 Fr. G 5’4” Central HS (New Madrid, MO)
12 Taylor Grant  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 12 Fr. F 5’11” Heritage HS (Newport News, VA)
14 Breonna Pinkcett  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 14 So. F 5’10” Arundel HS (Gambrills, MD)
31 Ana Marcelin  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 31 Fr. F 5’6” Kennedy E.M Academy for Health Careers (Boston, MA)
52 Charee Osborne  WomenBasketball1617 thumbnail 52  Fr. F 5'10” New London HS (New London, CT)

Head Coach: Mark Leszczyk (10th Year)
Assistant Coach: Kisandra Ayanbeku (5th Year)

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

Years

W

L

Notes

2013-2014

11

10

Won State Tournament

2012-2013

19

7

NJCAA Tournament, 3rd place

2011-2012

28

5

NJCAA Tournament, 2nd place

2010-2011

27

3

NJCAA Tournament, 2nd place

2009-2010

26

4

State Championship

2008-2009

21

6

State Championship

2007-2008

10

10

 

Overall

142

45

76%

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
2013-2014:

 

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.