WSSU's Hairston Named CIAA Newcomer of the Week

Amanda Hairston HAMPTON, VA – Winston-Salem State senior forward Amanda Hairston was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Newcomer of the week after leading the Lady Rams to a pair of CIAA wins last week.

For the week, Hairston averaged 12.7 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game. She had a double-double 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Rams to a 80-65 win over Virginia Union and added 11 points and seven rebounds against Lincoln (Pa.) Her highest scoring effort of the week came when she scored 17 points against Edinboro (Pa.) in the team's final non-conference game of the season. 

Hairston and the Lady Rams will return to action, Thursday when the team heads to Petersburg, Virginia to take on the Virginia State Lady Trojans. For more information on Lady Rams basketball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to