Howard College Wins JuCo National Championship

Staff Report

NewsWest 9 Sports

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO - The Howard College Hawks are National Champions.

The Hawks won 7-4 in 10 innings against Sante Fe Saints from Gainesville, FL.

The Hawks made it to the final game by defeating Western Nevada College 4-3 in 11 innings in the first round. In the second round the Hawks defeated Shelton State Community College 7-4. In the third round, the Hawks defeated San Jacinto College - North 12-11.  In the semi-final, The Hawks defeated Western Nevada College 11-3 in 7 innings.

This is the second JuCo World Series Championship in School history.

Congratulations to the Hawks on a great season.  The Hawks finished the season 63-1.