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