Noelle Quinn To Compete In College 3-Point Championship Thursday
March 27, 2007
UCLA senior guard Noelle Quinn (Los Angeles, Calif./Bishop Montgomery HS) will participate in The 19th Annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & Three Point Championships on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. ET. The competition will take place at the Georgia State Sports Arena in Atlanta, GA as part of Final Four weekend. The competition will air on ESPN that evening at 9 p.m. ET.
This annual event features the country's best dunkers and three-point shooters competing in a series of events, including the Vegas.com Men's Slam Dunk Championship, the Midas Touch Men's 3-Point Shooting Championship, the State Farm Women's 3-Point Shooting Championship and the Taco Bell Battle of Champions (3-Point Shooting).
Joining Quinn in the women's 3-Point Shooting Championship are Cori Chambers (Georgia), Ashley Davis (TCU), Dee Davis and Caroline Williams (Vanderbilt), Lyndsey Medders (Iowa State) and Eshaya Murphy (USC). The winner of the women's competition will face off against the winner of the men's contest in The Taco Bell Battle of Champions. Competing on the men's side are Acie Law (Texas A&M), Stephen Sir (Northern Arizona), Aaron Brooks (Oregon), Colin Falls (Notre Dame), Adam Haluska (Iowa), Jarrius Jackson (Texas Tech), Demetris Nichols (Syracuse) and Kammron Taylor (Wisconsin). Facing off in the Vegas.com Men's Slam Dunk Championship are Notre Dame's Russell Carter, Long Beach State's Louis Darby, Rutgers' Adrian Hill, Chicago State's Royce Parran, Georgia native Brent Petway of Michigan, Texas A&M's Marlon Pompey, Weber State's David Patten and Georgia Tech's Mario West.
Quinn, a finalist for the 2007 Wade Trophy and a three-time first-team All-Pac-10 performer, ranked sixth in the Pac-10 this season in three-point shooting with a .381 percentage (32-of-84). She also ranked fifth in scoring with a 17.2 points per game average and second in assists with 5.75 assists per game. In 2006, she shot .373 (25-of-67) from beyond the arc. Quinn ended her career as the only UCLA basketball player, man or woman, to record 1,700 career points, 700 rebounds and 400 assists, finishing with 1,829 points (No. 4 all-time at UCLA), 794 rebounds (No. 8 all-time) and 450 assists (No. 7 all-time). Her total of 81 career three-pointers made rank No. 7 on the Bruins' career list.
Tickets are available through the Georgia State Ticket Office by calling 404-651-3166 or toll free 1-866-GASTATE, online at www.georgiastatesports.com, or at the Ticket Booth on the first floor of the Sports Arena from 12-2 p.m. each weekday. All seating for the event is general admission. Tickets are $10 for Adults, $6 for Youth age 12 and under, and $6 for college students.