CHARLOTTE, NC (September 27, 2022) – After some solid play last season, the Claflin Lady Panther duo of senior forwards Destiny Coleman and Breanna Price were both named to the 2022-23 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Pre-Season All-Conference Team. The announcement was made, Monday morning at the 2022 CIAA Basketball Media Day.
Both players were named to the frontcourt of the 2022 CIAA Pre-Season All-Conference Team. Coleman returns as the Lady Panthers’ leading rebounder. She totaled 129 rebounds last season, and she led the team with 5.9 rebounds per game. She was also impressive as a scorer as she totaled 196 points. She saved her best performance of the season for the opening round of the 2022 CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament when she turned in a double-double 16 points and 11 rebounds. Price returns as the Lady Panthers’ leading scorer. She totaled 234 points, and she led the team averaging 10.2 points per game. She was also the team’s second leading rebounder at 5.6 rebounds per game. She had three double-doubles last season, including a dominating effort against Virginia Union when she had a career-high 22 points with 11 rebounds.
The 2022-23 Lady Panthers will make their debut when they head to Orlando, Florida to take part in the Pre-Season HBCU Classic. The team will open the 2022-23 season on Monday, November 14th when the team heads to Tigerville, South Carolina to take on North Greenville. The Lady Panthers will open home court in style when they host the Morris Hornets in a Homecoming game.
For more information on Lady Panthers basketball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.