Beam named A-10 Woman of the Year
Cornelius' Hailey Beam, a former UNC Charlotte soccer star, was named the Atlantic 10 Conference NCAA Woman of the Year nominee.
The midfielder, a second-team All-American last season, currently plays for the Charlotte Eagles.
The Woman of the Year Award, in its 20th year, honors athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate career both on and off the field. The national winner will be announced Oct. 17.
Early makes college commitment
Hopewell's Hannah Early committed to play basketball at Davidson College last week. The senior forward averaged 14 points and 6.5 rebound for the Titans last season.