WCU opens 2012 season at home against Mars Hill on Aug. 30
Men's basketball and softball honored
WCU opened 15 days of spring practice on Monday evening
George Richardson, Kaila'Shea Menendez, Chris Everett honored
2010 (Sophomore): Suffered a broken fibula in his left leg during 2010 spring practice that sidelined him throughout the season ... Took a medical redshirt for the missed season ... Was cleared to return to spring practice in the spring of 2011, catching a pair of scoring strikes as a part of six catches for 42 yards in the short scrimmage segment of the team's final spring practice.
2009 (Freshman): Played in all 11 games making four starts as a wide receiver while also serving as the primary kickoff and punt returner ... As a wideout, caught 14 passes for 124 yards, an average of nearly nine yards per reception ... Added 14 rushes for 94 yards - third on the team - with a long of 21 yards ... Led WCU with 37 kick returns for 771 yards, adding six punt returns for 37 yards ... Ranked fourth in the Southern Conference in kick return average with his long of 41 ranking third in the league ... Additionally, was eighth in the SoCon in all-purpose yards at 92.8 yds/gm, surpassing the 100 all-purpose yard plateau six times ... Made his first career reception in the season-opener at SEC-foe, Vanderbilt ... Sat out during 2010 annual spring drills.
2008: Joined the Western Carolina football team as a walk-on during spring drills and will hold freshman standing in the fall of 2009 ... Hauled in three passes for 17 yards and rushed three times (mostly end arounds) for 89 yards and a touchdown in WCU's annual Spring Game.
Prior to Western: Played prep football at Glenn High in Kernersville, N.C.