Shoni Schimmel to take part in State Farm College 3-Point Championship

Press release from UofL:

Louisville, Ky. – University of Louisville’s Shoni Schimmel will compete in the State Farm College 3-Point Championship on Thursday in Moody Coliseum on Southern Methodist University’s campus in Dallas, Intersport announced today.

The 26th annual event, which begins at 9 p.m. ET, airs live on ESPN and consists of the Quicken Loans Men’s 3-Point Championship, the Buick Women’s 3-Point Championship, Echo Battle of Champions, and the Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship. The broadcast team for the event is Brad Nessler, Dan Dakich and Kaylee Hartung.

Schimmel, a 2014 All-American, holds the school record for career 3-pointers with 387 in her four seasons at Louisville. She also set the school record, knocking down 118 treys in her senior season. Schimmel also owns the school record for threes in a game, connecting on nine against Memphis this season. Schimmel finished the year leading the team in 3-point field goal percentage at 37.6. She finished her career at Louisville hitting 34.4 percent from behind the arc.

The Cardinals, in total, have sent three other student-athletes to the event. Becky Burke and Jill Morton have also competed in the 3-point competition. Both Burke and Morton advanced to the final round of the competition but did not win.

A complete roster for each event can be found below.

Buick Women’s 3-Point Championship

Myisha Goodwin-Coleman – North Carolina State

Jordan Hooper – Nebraska

Tricia Liston – Duke

Keena Mays – SMU

Courtney Moses – Purdue

Kara Pollinger – Navy

Shoni Schimmel – Louisville

Odyssey Sims – Baylor

Quicken Loans Men’s 3-Point Championship

Travis Bader – Oakland

Billy Baron – Canisius

Andre Dawkins – Duke

Luke Hancock – Louisville 

Marshall Henderson – Mississippi

Brady Heslip – Baylor

Akeem Richmond – East Carolina

Ethan Wragge – Creighton

Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship

Mike Craig – Southern Mississippi

Cleanthony Early – Wichita State

Chase Fieler – Florida Gulf Coast

Cory Jefferson – Baylor

Walt Lemon, Jr. – Bradley

Marcus Lewis – Eastern Kentucky

Adreian Payne – Michigan State

Ronald Roberts, Jr. – Saint Joseph’s

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