Alumni Update: Davidson drafted by Athletes Unlimited

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Updated: May 4, 2022

Mia Davidson: As her career at Mississippi State winds down, Mia Davidson earned another honor on Wednesday. Davidson was selected in the Athletes Unlimited College Draft. She was one of 13 athletes invited to the league. Players with Athletes Unlimited are not sent to an individual team. They play as individuals on new teams that are drafted each week and collect points for themselves. Davidson will play her final home series starting Friday against LSU. She is two starts shy of the Mississippi State record. Currently, she’s hitting .411, which is sixth in the Southeastern Conference.

Tori Dalehite: The Charlotte 49ers softball team defeated UNC Greensboro 10-5 at UNCG Softball Stadium on Wednesday. Dalehite entered the game as a pinch-runner in the seventh inning. The Spartans are 35-15 and will look to remain in first place in the Southern Conference this weekend when they travel to Birmingham, AL to face Samford for a three-game series.

Marvin Jones: Last week, Jones won the high jump competition at the Penn Relays. Competing for North Carolina Central University, Jones leaped to a personal-best 2.12 meters to win the high jump in the 126th Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Jones was the only competitor to leap over 2.10 meters. It was his sixth victory since the start of 2022. Jones is now in the top-20 in the East Region and the top-50 in the entire NCAA.

Cy Horner: The Division III Methodist University men’s lacrosse team ended the season with a 16-10 win over Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL on Saturday. Horner, a freshman who played for Orange last season, finished with one goal and four assists. For the season, Horner had 28 goals and 22 assists for the Monarchs, who ended the year 9-8 overall, 4-5 in the USA South Athletic Conference.

Chase Finley: The Division II Shorter University men’s lacrosse team ended its season in the opening round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Tuesday night. Montevallo defeated the Hawks 24-5. Finley, the goalkeeper for the Hawks, made 13 saves in 48 minutes before he was replaced by Jacob Sutley. Finley faced 43 shots. Shorter ends the season 3-14.

Jaylin Jones: The Division III Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse team dominated Averett University 24-7 to win on Senior Day at Lefko Field in Misenheimer on Saturday. Jones assisted on three goals for the Falcons, including Pfeiffer’s first goal of the night scored by Quinn Becraft. Jones also had two ground balls. Pfeiffer improves to 11-3 overall, 7-2 in the USA South Athletic Conference. The Falcons will face Piedmont in the semifinals of the USA South Conference Tournament starting Friday in Buena Vista, VA.

Aidan Poole: The Greensboro College men’s lacrosse team ended its regular season with a 16-4 win over LaGrange College at Panther Field in LaGrange, GA on Saturday. Poole started for the Pride on defense and created one turnover. He also scooped up one ground ball. On Tuesday, Greensboro defeated William Peace University 14-10 in the opening round of the USA South Tournament at Pride Field in Greensboro. Poole came off the bench and fired one shot for the Pride. He also had a ground ball. Greensboro will face Southern Virginia in the tournament semifinals on Friday afternoon.

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