THIS WEEK IN NOVA ATHLETICS: Feb. 10 – Feb. 17

THIS WEEK IN NOVA ATHLETICS: Feb. 10 – Feb. 17

ANNANDALE – The Northern Virginia Community College men's and women's basketball teams begin the week Monday, while hockey caps off the weekend in the ECCHA Atlantic Division Championship.

Monday, Feb. 11 (Postponed)
5 p.m. – Women's Basketball versus Allegany (Sophomore Night)
7 p.m. – Men's Basketball versus Allegan (Sophomore Night)

Tuesday, Feb. 12
6 p.m. – Esports versus ECPI (Overwatch)

Wednesday, Feb. 13
4:30 p.m. – Women's Basketball at Garrett
6:30 p.m. – Men's Basketball at Garrett
8 p.m. – Esports versus Shenandoah (Overwatch)

Friday, Feb. 15
2:15 p.m. – Hockey versus ECU (ECCHA Quarterfinals)

Saturday, Feb. 16
TBA – Hockey versus VCU/The Citadel (ECCHA Semifinals)
TBA – Women's Basketball versus Thomas Nelson
TBA – Men's Basketball versus Thomas Nelson
4 p.m.– Esports versus Duke (League of Legends)

Sunday, Feb. 17
TBA – Hockey versus TBA (ECCHA Championship)

Men's Basketball
Back to the break-even point for the first time since Nov. 7, the Nighthawks, who have won six consecutive are home one final time season Monday evening against Allegany. Monday's game against the Trojans is also Sophomore Day.

Since catching fire, NOVA has surged to the fourth spot in the NJCAA Region 20 Division II standings. The Nighthawks have three division games remaining, and are looking to secure a spot in the top half of the upcoming bracket.

Women's Basketball
NOVA has won three out of its last four games, but have split the Region 20 Division II contests. The Nighthawks defeated Howard two weeks ago, but lost to Montgomery last Monday evening. The Nighthawks are holding on to the final spot in the upcoming postseason tournament.

In 16 games this season Mia Buchanon, Natasha Porter and Nahdeyah Quarles are averaging double figure points. Buchanon, meanwhile, leads the Nighthawks in rebounds, as she pulling down just over 12 a game, which is good for fourth in the region.

Esports
The Nighthawks Overwatch team remains unblemished this spring, as the unit moved to 3-0 with a 2-0 victory over Lackawanna. The Overwatch squad has three matches remaining in their first season of action.

On Saturday, the League of Legends team dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in its battle with Texas Tech. The next matchup for the Nighthawks is to be determined, and will be announced on NOVAathletics.com when the pairings are released.

Hockey
The postseason is here for the Nighthawks beginning Saturday. NOVA finished second in the north division behind VCU, who was 8-0-0 in division play, while the Nighthawks finished up 3-4-1 this season.

A season ago NOVA lost 7-2 to Richmond in the ECCHA Championship game.   

--#GoNighthawks--