The MVCC Hawks Basketball Team is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). They compete in Region III of Division III as well as being members of the tough Mountain Valley Conference. The Hawks play a 27 game regular season schedule against some of the best competition in the country at the two-year college level. The Hawks are characterized by unrelenting man to man pressure defense and an up-tempo running offense that stresses balance and unselfish passing. The program encourages each player to achieve their potential as individuals and as a team. Many of Coach Allison's athletes go on to play at four year schools with a large number earning athletic scholarships. During the past six years MVCC has appeared in Five Elite Eight National Tournaments. The Lady Hawks have also set the school record with 34 wins in one season in 2003-04.
2009 – 2010 Season Summary
The Women's Basketball team, led by head coach Jason Carpenter (1st season), finished their season with a 27-2 record. They won their own Torchia Classic and were the Mountain Valley Conference champions for the seventh consecutive year. They were ranked nationally in the top five the entire season and were seeded second in the Region III Tournament. They defeated Herkimer CCC in the quarter-finals 67-45, but were upset by host Cayuga CC in the semi finals 57-54. The well balanced Hawks were led by Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year and first team All-Region Domonique Washington, first team All-Conference and second team All-Region, Keonti Powell; and third team All-Conference Liz Unger.