CSU to dedicate Singleton Baseball Complex on February 5

CSU to dedicate Singleton Baseball Complex on February 5

What:  
Charleston Southern University will host a dedication ceremony for the Singleton Baseball Complex. The complex includes a two-story 3,500-square-foot building, a memorial plaza, and a stadium courtyard. The first floor of the complex houses a locker room, training room and the Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Enrichment Center. This event is open to the public and registration is encouraged. To register, click here or RSVP to advancement@csuniv.edu.

Why: 
Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, mother of CSU baseball player, Chris Singleton, was killed June 17, 2015, in the tragic Emanuel AME shooting in Charleston, S.C. The Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Enrichment Center will celebrate her life and legacy and will serve as a gathering space for athletes to learn and grow spiritually and academically. The memorial plaza will recognize outstanding CSU Baseball alumni, and the "Love is Stronger" memorial will be dedicated in honor of the victims, survivors and the families of the Emanuel Nine.

When: 
Monday, February 5
4 - 5 p.m.

Where: 
Charleston Southern University
9200 University Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29406 

Parking will be available in the lot beside the Buccaneer Field House on Buc Club Boulevard, with overflow parking available in the lots by the Whitfield Stadium Center. View the campus map here.  

Who: 
Several members of the Emanuel Nine families will be in attendance. Speakers at the ceremony will include Dr. Jairy C. Hunter Jr., president; Adam Ward, CSU baseball head coach; Jennifer Pinckney, wife of the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney; Chris Singleton, son of Sharonda Coleman-Singleton; and Rev. Anthony Thompson, husband of the late Myra Thompson.

Media Contact:  
Seth Montgomery
Office: 843-863-7853
Email: smontgomery@csuniv.edu

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