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Women's Basketball Athletes at the Next Level

From left to right: Kendria Rendon, Brittnay McDaniel and Miranda Martinez.
From left to right: Kendria Rendon, Brittnay McDaniel and Miranda Martinez.

Long Beach City College women's basketball recently announced three alumni players, guard Kendria Rendon, point Brittnay McDaniel and center Miranda Martinez are all continuing their academic and athletic careers at the next level.

Rendon signed with Hope International University in Fullerton, CA for the 2018-19 season, McDaniel signed with the University of La Verne and Martinez is playing for Long Beach State.

Rendon committed after two seasons at Long Beach City College. She averaged 73 percent at the free throw line, 4.6 rebounds per game and hit 110 baskets total for both seasons. Now at Hope International University, Rendon is part of the Royals, who are led by Beck Flanagan and compete in the Golden State Athletic Conference of the NAIA.

McDaniel also completed two seasons as a Viking. Throughout her career at Long Beach, she hit 125 baskets and 43 free throws. She also had 29 assists and 155 blocks. McDaniel began her NCAA Division III career at the University of La Verne this season and has started in four games so far. She currently has 15 blocks for the season. The Leopards are led by Jason Pruitt and are a member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Martinez rounds out the Vikings at the next level as she played for played for Long Beach City College for two seasons between 2015 and 2017. Throughout the two seasons, Martinez started in 55 games and made 229 field goals and had 105 assists. Defensively, she had 76 steals and 67 blocks. This season, Martinez has participated in four games so far at Long Beach State. Long Beach State is led by Jeff Cammon and compete at the NCAA Division I and are members of the Big West Conference.