June 28, 2013
Men's Basketball Adds Seven Newcomers for 2013-14 Campaign
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College men’s basketball coach, Jim Baker, has announced seven commitments for the 2013-14 season. Joining the squad will be Kijuan Arrington (Newport News, VA), Jalen Byrd (Hickory, NC), Troy Warren (Mooresville, NC), Dominique Henderson (Charlotte, NC), Drew Ingram (Bowie, MD), CJ Burney (Greenville, NC) and Daniel Hunter (Warrenton, NC).
Arrington is a 6-5 shooting guard that lettered four years at Denbigh High School. He averaged 11 points a game for the Patriots as a senior. Last year, Arrington earned All-Region X honors at Patrick Henry Community College after scoring at a 16.8 clip and shooting 60% from the field.
Byrd was a three-time all-conference performer at Hickory High School and States MVP as a senior. The 6-1 shooting guard helped the Tornados to a 72-14 record over his career and a conference title each season.
Warren, a 6-9, 225 center, was named most improved for three years at Lake Norman High School.
Henderson, 6-4, was a three-year captain at Mallard Creek High School. He played shooting guard and small forward for the Mavericks and helped them to the playoffs the past two seasons. Henderson averaged 18 points and six rebounds as a senior in earning all-conference honors.
Ingram is 6-3 and played shooting guard at Archbishop Carroll High School. He was named the Most Improved Player. Last year, Ingram played as Thomasville Prep.
Burney, 5-11, played point guard and shooting guard at South Central High School. He was named all-county, all-conference and all-district, averaging 17.6 points, five rebounds and four assists as a senior. Burney helped the Falcons to a pair of conference titles and a runner-up state finish in 2011.
Hunter is a 6-8, 270 center from Warren New Tech High School. He was a first team all-conference pick as a senior as he averaged 10 points and nearly eight rebounds a contest.
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