Women's basketball player Ortega signs to Texas A&M International

Sophomore forward Christine Ortega signed her letter of intent to Texas A&M International, an NCAA Division II school in Loredo, TX. She averaged 11.6 points and 7.5 rebounds this season. Photo by Raymond Suarez
Sophomore forward Christine Ortega signed her letter of intent to Texas A&M International, an NCAA Division II school in Loredo, TX. She averaged 11.6 points and 7.5 rebounds this season. Photo by Raymond Suarez

Pima Community College women's basketball player Christine Ortega (Flowing Wells HS) signed her national letter of intent on Thursday to continue her education and collegiate career at the NCAA Division II level.

Ortega, a sophomore forward, signed to play at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, TX.

She was selected second team All-ACCAC and first team All-Region I, Division II. Ortega averaged 11.6 points, 7.5 rebounds in 31 games; making 28 starts for the Aztecs. She also earned ACCAC Division II Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 8-14 in which she scored a season-high of 29 points in a win over Central Arizona College. As a freshman, Ortega averaged 3.4 points and 3.5 rebounds in 30 games played.