As SWAC champions, the Lady Tigers of Jackson State University faced No. 2 seed the Golden Gophers of the University of Minnesota on Dec. 4. in the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. Their season came to an end in the first round with a 0-3 loss to the Big 10 champs.
Javancy Jones among JSU athletes earning recognition
Jackson State University Defensive Back Javancy Jones was named to the defensive squad on the annual BOXTOROW All-America team, according to Boxtorow.com.
The Noxubee County native was named the SWAC Defensive Player of the Week twice last season (Nov. 10 and Nov. 30). In addition, Jones was named to the College Football Performance Awards watch list as well as to the All-SWAC defensive first team.