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Lady Pioneers kick start 2014-2015 season Friday

(Miles City, MT) Under the direction of 2nd year head coach Liz Lewis, the Lady Pioneers of Miles Community College will tip-off the 2014-2015 campaign on Friday, October 31st when they host the Pioneer Club Invite.

Last year's squad finished the regular season with a 14-17 overall record and completed the Region IX schedule with a 5-11 record.

In May, the team was honored as the 2013-2014 NJCAA Division 1 Academic Team of the Year, finishing with a cumulative grade point average of 3.59.

Returning for MCC this year will be last year's scoring leader, Jaycin Tini. Tini finished the season averaging 16.6 points per contest, while snagging 8.5 rebounds a game. Petra Lumpert also returns after averaging 11.2 points a game and dishing out 4.1 assists. In addition to the two scoring leaders, Shelby Weeks (8.6 ppg and 4.5 rpg), Lindsey Warner, and Savanah Robinson also return as they welcome in a new core of freshman to the mix.

Montana products, Haley Ohm (Havre, MT) and Shelby Holmes (Seeley Lake, MT) join the Pioneers as freshman this year. Last season, Ohm was instrumental in the Lady Blue Ponies capturing the 2014 Class A State Championship in March. Holmes led her Seeley-Swan squad to an impressive 21-3 record, while playing for her father, Shawn.

Also making their college debuts will be freshman Kayla Torio (Stockton, CA), Makiya Givens (Layton, UT), and Theresa Mac-Dangosu (Abuja, Nigeria).

The Pioneers will kick off the season when they host Rocky Mountain College on Friday, October 31st at 5:30 pm. The tournament will continue for the Ladies when they host Bismarck State College on Saturday, November 1st at 4:00 pm.

PIONEER CLUB INVITE SCHEDULE

Friday, October 31st

1:30 pm- Northwest College vs. Bismarck State College (Women)

3:30 pm- Blackfeet Community College vs. Bismarck State College (Men)

5:30 pm- Miles Community College vs. Rocky Mountain College JV (Women)

7:30 pm- Miles Community College vs. Rocky Mountain College JV (Men)

Saturday, November 1st

12:00 pm- Northwest College vs. Rocky Mountain College JV (Women)

2:00 pm- Blackfeet Community College vs. Rocky Mountain College JV (Men)

4:00 pm- Miles Community College vs. Bismarck State College (Women)

6:00 pm- Miles Community College vs. Bismarck State College (Men)

*Tournament Notes:

The Pioneers will kick off their 2004-2015 Basketball Season on Halloween Night! Come and join a night of basketball and prizes! Anyone (including adults) who come to the game dressed up in a costume will receive free admission and some candy. All children dressed in a Halloween costume will put their name into a drawing to win Pioneer gear. During timeouts and halftime there will be a drawing for a child to win Candy, Pioneer gear or an Arby’s coupon. After a night of trick or treating, come join a night of fun and support your Pioneers!

On Saturday, all fans that bring their CCDHS Cowboy Playoff Ticket to the Pioneer games will also be allowed free admission. The Cowboys play Havre at 12:00 pm at Connors Stadium.

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