Alumni Update: McMullin named NJCAA Division III All-American for Sandhills Community College

Updated: April 1, 2022

Joey McMullin: After the Sandhills Community College men’s basketball team reached the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships, McMullin was named a Division III NJCAA All-American on Wednesday. McMullin was named a third-team All-American, one of only 20 junior college players in the country honored. This season, McMullin was named the Region X Most Valuable Player in his first season with the Flyers. McMullin averaged 14.4 points per game over 35 games this season, mainly coming off the bench. He scored 18 points as the Flyers defeated Central Carolina Community College 110-103 in overtime to capture the Region X Championship in Pinehurst. On February 26, the Flyers defeated Prince George Community College 77-72 to win the Mid-Atlantic District Championship in Norfolk, VA. McMullin scored 12 points in 15 minutes as the Flyers advanced to the NJCAA national tournament in Philadelphia. Sandhills lost in the opening round to Joilet Junior College 77-49. Sandhills finished the season 26-9. McMullin scored over 1,000 points in his Orange career.

Marvin Jones: After winning the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Indoor Championship in the high jump, North Carolina Central’s Marvin Jones got off to a good start in the outdoor season. On March 26, Jones finished sixth out of 37 competitors in the Raleigh Relays, held in Raleigh’s Derr Track & Field Facility at N.C. State University. Jones’ best jump was 2.00 meters. It was his fourth top-10 finish of the calendar year. During the indoor season, Jones had top-10 finishes in the Liberty Open, the Champion College Team Challenge, the JDL Fast Track, along with his gold medal in the MEAC Championships.

Jamar Davis: The N.C. State track & field season continued its outdoor season in the Raleigh Relays. Davis finished third among 37 competitors with a jump of 15.35 meters (50’4.5″). That ranked Davis 13th nationally. Davis, now a senior with the Wolfpack, competed in three sports at Orange High School.

Jalin Jones: After opening the season with a loss, the Division III Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse team has won six in a row. Last Saturday, the Falcons rolled past Huntingdon 22-3 at Lefko Field in Misenheimer. Jones came off the bench to grab a ground ball and create a turnover. On Wednesday, Pfeffier defeated Methodist 12-3 in Fayetteville. Jones entered the game as a reserve and fired a shot. He also had two ground balls and created a turnover. Pfeiffer is 3-0 in the USA South Athletic Conference going into Saturday’s game against Southern Virginia in Buena Vista, VA. Last season, Jones was named to the USA South Athletic Conference first-team as a short-stick defender. Jones’ father, Issac, was a member of Orange High’s Class of 1991.

Dylan Boyer: The Division II Queen’s men’s lacrosse team defeated Coker University 14-6 at Coker Athletic Field in Hartsville, S.C on Wednesday. Boyer, a member of Orange’s class of 2019, entered the game as a reserve and fired a shot on net. Queen’s is 6-3 overall, 3-2 in the South Atlantic Conference. The Royals will host Tusculum University at the Queen’s Sports Complex on Saturday.

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