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Men’s Basketball

Xavier Fennell

School
Winston-Salem State
Sport
Basketball
Major
Sport Management

Classroom

Fennell has consistently impressed in the classroom at Winston Salem-State. He has held one of the highest grade point averages on the team all four years.

Character

Fennell is known by his peers as a leader by example and a voice of reason. His demeanor is always pleasant and he has proven to be a person that his teammates are comfortable sharing with.

Community

Fennell has helped the Winston-Salem State Athletic Department attain over 3,000 hours of community service each year.

Even during the pandemic, the department was able to amass 1,000 hours with Fennell a part of it.

He has enjoyed volunteering with Toys for Tots, as he was excited to know the children would be able to have a gift for Christmas.

Competition

Fennell immediately impressed the court, earning CIAA All-Rookie Team honors in his freshman season. His impact was crucial as he played in all 27 games and made 24 starts.

In his sophomore campaign, Fennell helped lead the team to become the 2020 CIAA Champions. He scored a critical 11 points in the tournament championship game that helped propel the team to a win.

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