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STAR TRACK

Susan Gardner Mayhorn ’93, one of Western Carolina’s most decorated track and field student-athletes of all time, was inducted into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame class of 2018 in March, becoming WCU’s first-ever inductee.

ACADEMIC HOMERUN

Western Carolina softball player Kassandra Flores ’18 was named the 2018 recipient of the Sports Medicine Institute Scholarship by Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in April.

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS

Western Carolina swept the Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Catamount Athletic Complex in May, with the Catamount men wrapping up their third straight title and the women winning their third in four years. 

HOOP DREAMS

Mark Prosser probably could have been a head coach long before he was named Western Carolina University’s 18th men’s basketball coach in March. Actually, he was for one season at Brevard College in 2011-12 before circumstances led to him becoming an assistant at Winthrop for six seasons.

COURT RULING

On the tennis court, Jordan Strickland is a focused, intense, yet level-headed player for Western Carolina University. Nothing seems to rattle the junior.

PATRIOT GAMES

Keion Crossen ’18 didn’t just grow up a long way from the NFL; he grew up a long way from anywhere.