D.J. Copeland

#1 D.J. Copeland

POS. G
HT. 6-0
WT. 170
CL. R-Jr.
HOMETOWN Kannapolis, N.C.
HIGH SCHOOL A.L. Brown HS
MAJOR Sport Management

2016-17
Played in all 29 games, starting in 19 contests... Averaged 10.9 points, led the team with 3.9 rebounds per game, and posted 2.4 assists per game... Led the team in scoring four times... Finished in double-figures 16 times... Scored a season-high 22 points vs. Southern Wesleyan (11/19)... Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds at Erskine (11/11) and vs. Mars Hill (12/14).

2015-16
Played in all 30 games, starting in 12 contests... Named to the SAC All-Freshman Team... Averaged 6.4 points 2.8 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game... FInished in double-figures six times... Scored a season-high 13 points vs. Catawba (2/10)... Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds vs. Allen (12/1).

Prior to Newberry
At A.L. Brown HS
Member of men's basketball team under coach Shelwyn Rlutz playing the point guard position... Twice named to All-Conference team... Named Conference Player of the Year, 1st Team All-County, 1st Team All-Region.


Personal

Son of Derrick and Tara Copeland...Majoring in sports management...Career ambition is to build his own indoor sporting facility...Role model is Russell Westbrook...Favorite food is BBQ Chicken Strips...Volunteers with Big Brother Program at Gallman Elementary.