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Chatman was highly instrumental in the Clippers' win over 8th-ranked Lower Columbia with a huge three at the buzzer to help lift South Puget Sound (4-0, 14-4) to the top of the West Region's standings. This past week he averaged 20 points and 4.5 assists per game to go with 2 rebounds and 4 steals.
In his time at SPSCC, sophomore Ben Janssan has taken on much more than the role of international student-athlete.
Originally from Australia, Ben attended high school in Centralia before joining the Clipper Men's Basketball team in 2018. Kicking off his second year at the college—and on the basketball team—Ben has connected with nearly all sectors of campus and works in the Clipper Cafe and as part of the Social Media Team. He also excels in the classroom and frequently lands on Academic Honor Role lists.
Though it’s a big change of scenery for the Marceline, Missouri native, Andrew Green admits the Pacific Northwest has long been a target for him, his wife Marilyn, and their shih tzu-terrier Pearl—with the city of Olympia being the perfect size for their family, and SPSCC representing an opportunity to work within the community college system.
SPSCC Clipper Athletics are sending three student-athletes to play in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) All-Star game on Sunday, March 17, in Everett.
Women’s Basketball sends NWAC West Region MVP Trinity Betoney to the women’s all-star game. Betoney, a sophomore guard and forward originally from Nevada, averaged 21.6 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. She plans to continue her basketball career at a 4-year university and is currently considering her options.
SPSCC and Clipper Athletics celebrated the 100th win for men’s basketball head coach Aaron Landon on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at home against Tacoma Community College. The 77-67 win makes Landon the first basketball coach in Clipper Athletics history to reach 100 wins.