Anthony Fletcher will begin his second season as Head Basketball Coach at Eastfield College. Last year the Harvesters finished 14-17 overall. Even though the Harvesters finished under .500 it was a good season.
The Eastfield Basketball team opened the 2006-2007 with a win at home versus Abilene Christians University JV. Red shirt Freshman transfer from McLennan Community College Chris Cooper led the way scoring 25 points, five rebounds, and five dunks.
Returner Terrance McCollister scored 21 points and had four rebounds. Newcomer Greg Morgan scored 18 points and went 10 for 10 from the free throw line. Captain Brian Giddings scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Captain Greg Boxell scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and had four electrifying dunks.
Freshman Semar Farris also scored 11 points and had 9 steals in his college debut. The basketball team would like to thank all of the fans that attended the game. Your Harvesters will play their second game this Monday night at 8 p.m. versus Southwest Adventist University here at Eastfield College.
Eastfield defeats Southwest Adventist University 90-52.
Eastfield will host Paul Quinn College on Wednesday the 8th.
Chris McGuire led team with 17 points going 5-6 from the 3 point line. Brian Giddings scored 13 points, Greg Morgan chipped in 11 points, Greg Boxell and Chris Cooper had 10 points a piece.
6'7 Guard Chris Cooper leaves the Eastfield Basketball team to sign to play next season at Division I, Nicholls State University in Louisiana. Cooper was the 3rd leading scorer averaging 10 points per game when he departed.
(Dec 14, 2006) The Harvesters Basketball Team is ranked the "2nd Best Team in the Nation" by the NJCAA National Poll. The Harvesters are 10-3 with a .769 winning percentage.
(2007) Greg Boxell and Greg Morgan became the third Harvesters to sign to a four year scholarship this year. Greg Boxell signed with Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Greg Morgan a Freshman signed with Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Earlier this year at the Christmas break Chris Cooper signed and transferred to Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Additional signing information will be published once the other student athletes sign on the dotted line.
Coach Fletcher stated " I am very happy for these young men. All three of these young men have made themselves marketable and recruitable. These young men have a bright future ahead of them on and off the court."
(Aug 2007) Terrance McCollister became the fourth Eastfield Harvester to sign a Letter of Intent to play basketball at Mid-American Christian University of the Sooner conference in Oklahoma. MACU is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Terrance finished the past season as the third leading scorer on the team and also, won awards for Academic player of the year, and Harvester award as well as third team all conference honors in the Metro Athletic Conference.
Also, former player Justin Arrington will be joining Prairie View A&M basketball team for the upcoming 2007-2008 season and Phillip Payton will be transferring to Univ. of Texas at Arlington to study Business and computer technology.
Join the Food Drive for St. Luke's
(2007) The Eastfield Basketball Team will be having a food drive for the St. Luke United Methodist Church Bread Basket. If anyone would like to join the basketball team and donate canned food please stop by P-207 to drop off cans. Contact coach Anthony Fletcher.
(2006) Basketball Players Makes Guest Appearance in 3 on 3 Hoop-It-UpSeveral Eastfield basketball players made a guest appearance at the Central Mesquite Assembly of God 3 on 3 Hoop-It-Up that was hosted by Eastfield College on May 6th.
The players played a three on three game with themselves in front of all the Hoop-It-Up teams and then played four on four with the winner of the tournament.
(2006) Two of Eastfield College's newest basketball players, Greg Morgan and Kirsten Banks, and Head Coach Anthony Fletcher took time out of their busy schedules recently to visit Mackey Elementary School (MISD) fifth graders. The two players talked to Ms. Barnes' students about playing college basketball and read them a few stories, before taking questions and even signing a few autographs. For more information, contact Amy McDonald, Marketing & Advertising Coordinator, at 972-860-7180 or Anthony Fletcher, Head Basketball Coach, at 972-860-7645, written by Amy McDonald.