Hutchinson CC Sports Information
The first two members of the 2019 Hutchinson Community College women's basketball sophomore class officially announced their choices of four-year programs on Wednesday.
Turns out Dejanae Roebuck and Tia Bradshaw picked the same school. Roebuck and Bradshaw will both play at the University of Texas-El Paso. The Blue Dragon sophomores made that announcement at a signing party at the Sports Arena.
Roebuck, a 6-foot forward from Olathe, and Bradshaw, a 5-8 guard from Dodge City, were primary contributors on Hutchinson's 2018 and 2019 NJCAA Tournament teams. The 2019 Blue Dragons went 33-4 and advanced to the NJCAA Tournament national semifinals.
Roebuck was a third-team NJCAA All-American this season as well as first-team All-Jayhawk West and All-Region VI. She was Hutchinson's leading scorer at 15.0 points per game, the seventh-leading scorer in the Jayhawk Conference. She was 12th in the league in rebounding at 7.3 rebounds per game. Roebuck ranked fifth in the KJCCC in field-goal percentage at 50.3 percent and was seventh in the league in free-throw percentage at 79.2 percent.
Roebuck completed her Blue Dragon career as the sixth all-team leading scorer in team history with 998 points. She is the No. 3 all-time rebounder in Hutchinson women's history with 582 boards. Roebuck also ranks sixth on the career free throw list (236), ninth in rebounding average (9.2 rebounds per game) and 10th in total field goals (359).
Bradshaw averaged 6.9 points and 2.73 assists per game as a sophomore. She shot 39.1 percent from the field and 28.1 percent from 3-point range. Bradshaw has a tremendous NJCAA Tournament, averaging 9.7 points with 10 assists and five steals.
Bradshaw completed her Blue Dragon career with 232 assists, which ranks 10th on the all-time Blue Dragon assists list.
Roebuck and Bradshaw are the first two Blue Dragons to sign with UTEP.
They are the 29th and 30th players to sign with Division I programs since John Ontjes took over the program before the 2007-08 season. They are the 51st and 52nd players to move on to a four-year program under Ontjes.