ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: KISHAWN PRITCHETT – DAVIDSON

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Pro Skills Basketball Alumni: Kishawn Pritchett of Davidson College

Kishawn Pritchett is January’s Alumni Spotlight player.

Kishawn played high school basketball at Lake Norman High School in Mooresville, NC and is now a starter in his sophomore season for the Davidson Wildcats.

His solid play this season was recently written up in Lake Norman’s Herald Weekly in an article entitled “Davidson’s Pritchett excelling close to home” by Justin Parker.

More information on Kishawn:

Before Davidson: Three-time letterwinner for head coach Brandon Jolly • 2014 All-State selection and Conference Player of the Year • Twice named all-region, all-conference and all-county • Selected County Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior • Averaged 15.4 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.6 steals for his career.

Personal: Born Sept. 25, 1997 in Vallejo, California • Son of Shawnea McMullen and Nakita Pritchett • Has five siblings • Cousin played wide receiver at West Virginia.

**Info from the Davidson Basketball website

Good luck the rest of the season Kishawn!

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: RYAN SCHWIEGER – PRINCETON

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Pro Skills Basketball Alumni: Ryan Schwieger of Princeton University

PSB alum Ryan Schwieger is this month’s alumni spotlight pick.

Ryan played high school ball at Weddington, a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina and then moved on to Princeton where he is a freshman this year (2017-18).

So far this season, Ryan is averaging about 15 minutes per game for the Tigers, and you can follow his progress and stats here.

A bit more information on Ryan:

Before Princeton
Ranked as the No. 13 player in the Class of 2017 in North Carolina by NCpreps.com … conference coaches’ pick 2016 and 2017 Southern Carolina Conference Player of the Year by the Monroe, N.C. Enquirer-Journal … named 2016 and 2017 Union County Player of the Year by UnionCountyHoops.com … 2017 NCBCA all-state honoree … Charlotte Observer first-team all-region in 2017 … all-time leading scorer (1,405) and rebounder (675) in school history while also holding the school record for most points in a game (42) and a season (622) and racking up 29 double-doubles … helped Weddington win three conference titles during his career … averaged 21.4 points, nine rebounds and three assists as a senior, increasing his scoring and rebounding averages from 10.5 and 6.9 as a sophomore to 17.7 and 7.9 as a junior … selected to the 2017 North Carolina All-Star game as a member of the West team.

**Info from the Princeton Men’s Basketball website

We wish Ryan the best of luck this season!

 

 

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: KENNY HAIRSTON

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Pro Skills Basketball Alumni: Kenny Hairston of Limestone College

This month the spotlight is on jet-quick point guard, PSB club team alum, Kenny Hairston. Kenny played high school basketball at Davidson Day School in Davidson, North Carolina and currently plays division II college basketball at Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina.

A little more information on Kenny:

2016-17: Appeared in all 33 games … shot 44.3 percent from the field (86-of-194) … shot 63.5 percent from the free-throw line (47-of-74) … recorded 55 rebounds, 34 assists, seven blocks, 20 steals and 277 points.

2015-16: Played in 17 games with one start … shot 27.7 percent from the field (23-of-83) … shot 27.0 percent  from behind the arc (20-of-74) … had a 57.1 free-throw percentage (four-of-seven) … grabbed 24 total rebounds (three offensive and 21 defensive) … recorded 18 assists, one block and six steals.

Davidson Day HS: Averaged 19.3 points as a senior and 21 points per game as a junior … dished out 3.8 assists per game during senior year … reached the career 1,000-point mark … named team MVP … earned MVP honors in the Lake Norman Charter Jimmy V All-Star Classic … two-time all-state selection.

Personal: Born Oct. 23, 1995 in Charlotte, N.C., Kenny is the son of Kenneth and Carolyn Hairston. He is a psychology major.

**Info from the Limestone Men’s Basketball website

Good luck this season, Kenny!!