This Texas Women’s Basketball Team Had a Historic Season

Lubbock Christian University’s Lady Chaps are the Division II National Champions.

By Hady MawajdehApril 8, 2016 11:07 am

Earlier this week U.S. media was buzzing with talk about the big college basketball showdown in Houston – Villanova’s victory over the Tarheels.

Recently, a West Texas school had a victory just as sweet. On Monday afternoon, the Lady Chaps of Lubbock Christian University had the perfect ending to a storybook season, making history as they topped university of Alaska at Anchorage.

This was the first season in Division Two for the Lady Chaps. Their coach, Steve Gomez, told reporters that this couldn’t have happened without his 15 players committing to the program and one another.

“There’s just so many fun days that go on with this team, and part of the most memorable thing for me was how sacrificial the team was,” he says.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– The challenges the team faced
– Highlights of the season
– Which team the Lady Chaps shared a “kindred” journey with