For the fifth consecutive time, the Monroe Lady Mustangs basketball team has won the NJCAA, Division III Region XV Championship. On Sunday, March 2 they defeated Suffolk CC, 74-53 in the Region finals. Monroe now qualifies for the National Tournament, which will be played March 13-15 in Utica, NY.
Monroe (28-2) played a solid game in winning the title and their 103rd consecutive Region XV game. They jumped out to an early lead, held a 19-point margin at half, and never looked back in the 21-point win.