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NOC sports teams in NJCAA playoffs


Four Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa sports programs begin post season play this week.

  NOC Softball is in Muskogee for the NJCAA Region 2 Softball Tournament on Thursday.  The Mavs (27-26) face Eastern at 11 a.m. in their first game in the double elimination tournament.

  Mavs’ Baseball is in Enid for the NJCAA Region 2 play-in game against Redlands Community College Thursday at 4 p.m. at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.  If the Mavs (30-25) beat Redlands, they advance in the tournament Sunday against top-seeded Western at 7 p.m.

  Mavs’ Women’s Soccer (9-4) faces Rich Mountain (AR) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at D. Bruce Selby Field in Enid.  If the Mavs’ women advance, they face Rose State Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Enid.

  The 8th ranked Maverick Men’s Soccer Team (9-1) faces Rich Mountain (AR) at noon Friday in the first round of the NJCAA Region 2 Soccer Tournament at D. Bruce Selby Field in Enid.

  Teams must win their region tournament to advance in the NJCAA playoffs.

  Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.

  NOC, a public two-year community college, serves nearly 5,000 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City. Of these students about 60% receive financial aid and/or scholarships.  Over 80% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

  NOC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science.  The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.

  Call (580) 628-6200 for more information about Northern Oklahoma College or visit .