Coppin State junior Christina Epps has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference women's track and field Athlete of the Week following her record-setting day at the Princeton Invitational the league announced.
Senior Tony Gallo scored a career-high 27 points, including 17 in the second half, as Coppin State snapped a four-game losing streak to Towson with a 71-57 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday in the Physical Education Complex.
The Coppin State men's basketball team will look to remain undefeated at home as it hosts Towson on Wednesday (Dec. 14) at 7:30 p.m. in the Physical Education Complex.
Coppin State junior Christina Epps broke her own school record in winning the triple jump at the Princeton New Year's Invitational on Saturday and also tied for the best jump in the nation this year.
Tony Gallo scored 21 points, but 22nd-ranked Illinois used a late run to pull away from Coppin State and defeat the Eagles 80-63 on Sunday in Assembly Hall.
Senior Jeanine Manley scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but Syracuse held off Coppin State's second-half rally to defeat the Eagles 56-50 on Saturday in the Carrier Dome.