Blue Hose women's player has Covid
PC Women’s & Men's Basketball Pause Team Activities - freshman wins honor.
The Presbyterian College women’s basketball team has paused all team activities after a member of the program tested positive for COVID-19. As a result of this positive test, the Blue Hose have canceled the team’s next three scheduled games.
“This was tough news to share with our team, and while we are disappointed to not have the chance to play in the next few weeks, the health and safety of our student-athletes and staff is our number one priority,” Presbyterian head coach Alaura Sharp said. “This season more than ever, it is important that we make the most of our opportunities on the court together because the days ahead are so unpredictable. Our team and staff is staying positive and will remain focused on finding ways we can continue to develop as a team during these challenging times.”
In light of this news, the Blue Hose have canceled the next three games on their schedule. PC was set to face Furman on the road on Tuesday, Dec. 1, host Mercer on Dec. 10 and visit East Tennessee State on Dec. 12. Makeup dates for those games have not been announced.
Blue Hose Men’s Basketball on Hold
Presbyterian College men's basketball has paused all team activities after a member of the program tested positive for COVID-19. As a result of this positive test, the Blue Hose have canceled the team's next three scheduled games.
The Wofford game Sunday, Dec. 6, was canceled, while the Gardner-Webb series scheduled for Dec. 9-10, in Boiling Springs, N.C., will be rescheduled for a later date.
"We were looking forward to playing Wofford and then Gardner-Webb and are obviously disappointed, but our priority is our student-athletes and staff and their health and well-being," Presbyterian head coach Quinton Ferrell said. "This hasn't been the first time and won't be the last time we have had to adjust plans, the only thing that is definite this season is to be ready for anything. We are still focused on improving as a team, and look forward to getting back on the court soon."
The Blue Hose are still slated to travel to Wake Forest Dec. 13, with their home opener set for South Carolina State Dec. 18.
PC’s Harrison Picks up Freshman of the Week Honors
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Presbyterian College guard Rayshon Harrison (Greenville, S.C.) is the Freshman of the Week, Winthrop senior guard Chandler Vaudrin (Uniontown, Ohio) has been named the Big South Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, for games played Nov. 30-Dec. 6, it was announced by the Big South Conference.
Harrison scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds in his collegiate debut in the Blue Hose’s season opener at Jacksonville. He was the squad’s leading scorer and tied for the team-high in rebounds. Harrison made 4-of-7 from three-point range, handed out two assists and grabbed two steals against the Dolphins.
Vaudrin helped the Eagles defeat two preseason conference favorites in UNC Greensboro and Little Rock with 12.5 points, 7.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists last week. He opened with a near triple-double of 14 points, eight rebounds and seven helpers in the season-opening victory over the Spartans. Vaudrin then followed with 11 points and eight assists against Little Rock, and was 7-of-15 ( =46.7 percent) from the field, made 11-of-15 free throws ( =73.3) and committed just two turnovers in the two games.
Also nominated for Player of the Week: Ty Jones (Charleston Southern), Davion Warren (Hampton), Lydell Elmore (High Point), Justin Hill (Longwood), Tajion Jones (UNC Asheville) and Tommy Bruner (USC Upstate). Also nominated for Freshman of the Week: Gediminas Mokšeckas (Campbell), Ja’Quavian Florence (Charleston Southern) Justin Hill (Longwood) and Kelton Talford (Winthrop).
ALSO ANNOUNCED: The November 30 and December 1 JV and Varsity basketball games versus Newberry have been cancelled. --
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