Jada Blackwell earns CCAA weekly honor

Jada Blackwell

Cal Poly Pomona senior Jada Blackwell has been named CCAA Player of Week for games Dec. 8-14.

She recorded her second double-double of the season in the Broncos (5-2, 3-0) 82-71 victory over UC San Diego, scoring 29 points with 11 rebounds.

Blackwell shot 12-for-18 from the floor, sinking three from three point range, and made both attempts from the foul line.

On the season the Etiwanda High School graduate is averaging a CCAA-high 22.3 points and 7.4 rebounds.

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Cal Poly Pomona’s Jose Ortega named All-American

Jose Ortega

After a tremendous season, full of broken records and program firsts,Jose Ortega adds his name to the ever-growing list of All-Americans from Cal Poly Pomona. His second team selection makes him just the fourth men’s soccer player to earn All-American honors.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced the teams on Friday.
Leading the defense to a 17-1-2 record on the season, Ortega provided the Broncos with the stopping power they needed to earn a program best 11 shutouts, while allowing only 10 goals against, another program record.
Ortega showed how dependable he was as he was the only Bronco to start all 20 games, and led CPP with 1851 minutes played.

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Jada Blackwell scored 29 points in Cal Poly Pomona victory

Forward Jada Blackwell lead the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos (5-2, 3-0) to victory over the UC San Diego Tritons, 82-71, in CCAA play.

Blackwell scored a game-high 29 points for the Broncos and collected 11 rebounds for a double-double in the victory.

Broncos center Mary Williams also put together a double-double performance, scoring 12 points and collecting 10 rebounds of her own against the Tritons (3-5, 1-2).

The Broncos (5-2, 3-0) will not play again until Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. on the road against the Tritons in La Jolla at the RIMAC Arena.

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