Tuesday, November 16, 2010

2010 - SCAC Basketball Media Days - Hendrix

The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its first annual basketball "media days" event beginning Monday, November 15.

Day two features a sit down with both head coaches at Hendrix Emily Cummins and Thad McCracken along with senior forward Christina Byler and senior guard Ryan Rizos.

After a season as the head coach of the Lady Warriors, McCracken returns to the men's team in his first year at the helm. McCracken served as the Warriors top assistant under former head coach Dan Priest for four years (2005-09). Rizos returns for his senior year hopeful to return this team back to the SCAC Tournament after posting a 7-16 a year ago 4-12 in conference play. As a junior Rizos averaged 8.7 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest.

To listen to Hendrix head coach Thad McCracken, click here.

To listen to senior guard Ryan Rizos, click here.

The Lady Warriors return to the hardwood after one of the most exciting seasons in Hendrix history with its first SCAC Western Division title after finishing 20-5 overall and 13-3 in SCAC play. Emily Cummins steps in as the new head coach in Conway after spending time at LaGrange College becoming the third head coach in as many years for the Warriors. Senior forward Christina Byler returns poised and hungry averaging 17.3 points and 9.1 rebounds per game in route to being named 1st team all-conference as a junior.

To listen to Hendrix head coach Emily Cummins, click here.

To listen to senior forward Christina Byler, click here.

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