Daniels rushes to new record|RB gallops for 213 yards, two TDs in win
Published 3:17 pm Tuesday, September 1, 2009
By By KEVIN TRAVIS, Sports Editor
Travis Daniels rushed for a school-record 213 yards to lead the UNC-Pembroke Braves to a 41-34 double-overtime victory against the No. 24 Fayetteville State Broncos on Saturday night.
Daniels, a former standout at Washington High School, picked up the 213 yards on 25 carries. The sophomore scored on an 89-yard run in the fourth quarter and a 3-yard burst in the third quarter.
Daniels also had one catch for 16 yards. His 229 all-purpose yards was also a school record.
Former Plymouth High School star William Hunt, a defensive lineman with the Broncos, had two tackles in his first college game.
Jamont Jones had three kickoff returns for 74 yards (24.7 average), including a long of 30 yards, and one punt return for four yards in Lenoir-Rhynes 21-14 win over Shorter in Saturday nights season opener.
Jones is a former standout at Washington High School.
Greg Palmer had three tackles, including a sack, in Chowans 36-21 loss to Albany State in Thursdays season opener.
Palmer, a co-captain with Chowan, is a former standout at Northside High School.
Stephen Cullop made his debut in goal with the Waldorf Warriors. The former Terra Ceia standout, a freshman at Waldorf, had one save and one goal allowed in Dordt Colleges 6-2 win over Waldorf on Saturday.
Cullop played 13 minutes.
The following is a list of former area athletes who are competing in college football, volleyball, cross country, soccer and swimming in the fall season, along with those athletes currently competing in professional sports.
AREA PLAYERS IN COLLEGE/PROS
C.J. Wilson, No. 95, defensive end, Northside High School
Gerald Lawrence, No. 40, fullback, Washington High School
Chase Tripp, No. 91, defensive line, Washington High School
Gil Broadway, No. 66, offensive line, Washington High School
Travis Daniels, No. 26, running back, Washington High School
Jamont Jones, No. 4, running back, Washington High School
Greg Palmer, No. 43, defensive line, Northside High School
William Hunt, No. 64, defensive tackle, Plymouth High School
NORTH CAROLINA WESLEYAN
Bryan Haywood, No. 24, running back, Southside High School
Jarret Coffield, No. 8, quarterback, Williamston High School
DeBriant Everett, No. 84, linebacker, Williamston High School
DeBrian Everett, No. 88, linebacker, Williamston High School
Terry Griffin, No. 90, defensive tackle, Roanoke High School
GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE (Milledgeville, Ga.)
Emery Griggs, No. N/A, quarterback, Williamston High School
Kenneth Hyman, No. 17, defensive back, Roanoke High School
Daneilya Whitney at Pitt Community College (from Southside)
Faith Hardison at ECU (from Williamston)
Gina Valenti at Lees-McRae (from Washington)
Jessica Rogers at NC A&T (from Washington)
Ashley Crompton at Mount Olive (from Washington)
Jeanne Buck at Peace College (from Washington)
Marissa Smith at Methodist University (from Washington)
Stephen Cullop at Waldorf College (from Terra Ceia)
Anna Pfeiffer at University of South Carolina (from Washington)
Terrance Copper with Kansas City Chiefs (Washington High School)
Elton Coffield with BSW Sixers in Germany (Williamston High School)
Joe Barber with CS Energia Rovinari Targu JIU in Romania (from Terra Ceia)
Ralph Biggs with Ural Great Perm in Russia (Washington High School)