Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Collins, a freshman at Wofford College, was named to the Southern Conference's All-Freshman team by the coaches and the media.
A former Easley High athlete is making a name for himself in the Southern Conference. Spencer Collins, a freshman guard at Wofford College, has been named to the SoCon All-Freshman team by the coaches and the media. Collins, the son of Roy and Lori Collins of Easley, is the seventh player in Wofford history to earn a spot on the All-Freshman squad. He is the second leading freshman scorer in the Southern Conference with 12.5 points per game. He has scored in double figures in 21 games and he has started all 31 games for the Terriers. Wofford will open play in the 2013 Southern Conference Tournament at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 8 in Asheville, N.C.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Easley High product Spencer Collins is one of the go-to guys when it comes to putting points on the board for Wofford College.
Former Easley High standout Spencer Collins is quickly becoming a team leader when it comes to putting points up on the board. Collins, halfway through his freshman year at Wofford College, is taking the bulk of the scoring responsibility for the young Terrier team, according to the Herald-Journal. In Tuesday's game against Appalachian State, he led the Terriers with 13 points and five rebounds. His leadership comes as no surprise to those who have followed his high school career. Collins scored 684 points during his senior season at Easley High School, was named the MVP of the North-South Game and finished his high school career with more than 1,800 points. See Collins in action at 7 p.m. Saturday at Wofford College or at 7 p.m. Monday at…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Joseph Smith, Stephen McKnight, Nick Starling and Spencer Collins all signed this spring to play college ball.
Four star athletes at Easley High School have signed to play college ball. Coaches at the school commended all four of the young men for their achievements both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. A signing ceremony was held on Monday at the school for Joseph Smith, Stephen McKnight, Nick Starling and Spencer Collins. The four seniors are special to the school, for different reasons, but for younger students attending the signing, the coaches said they are an example. Coach Grant Stallard told younger athletes in the crowd, "the first question a coach asks me is, 'what kind of kid is he?'" He said that question has to be answered before he can tell them how high a vertical jump he has or how many points he scores in a game. "We've …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Spencer Collins signed his letter to intent to play at Wofford College.
A big part of the Green Wave is rolling to Spartanburg. Spencer Collins has signed a letter of intent Saturday to play basketball at Wofford College. Head coach Grant Stallard said the official letter was sent Monday morning to the college. "I'm excited for Spencer," Stallard said. "Not only is it a great basketball program, he is going to get a great education." Collins, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard, scored 684 points during his senior season at Easley High School, according to Max Preps. In March, Collins was named the MVP of the North-South Game after scoring 29 points during the game. Collins finished his senior season with more than 1,800 points, according to Stallard. "Spencer hasn't reached his full potential," Stallard said. "Wofford …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Spencer Collins scored 29 points during the game.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Spencer Collins was selected to represent Easley High School in the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association North/South basketball game Saturday at North Myrtle Beach High School. Collins scored 29 points and was named the game's Most Valuable Player. Collins lead the North to a 108-99 victory. He had nine rebounds, made eight of 14 shots from the field — including four of nine 3-point attempts — and nine of 11 from the free-throw line.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Collins hit the 1,500 career point mark and just keeps climbing.
Easley Green Wave senior Spencer Collins isn't afraid of working hard, and it shows as he continues to shine in a standout career. On Jan. 3 the 18-year-old shooting guard topped 1,500 career points and he hasn't stopped since. On Tuesday night he elevated it to 1,700 after scoring 33 points against Greenwood. "He's having a great year," coach Grant Stallard said. "He's just a great kid. He's the first one here and the last one to leave." Easley High School Athletic Director Chris Carter said he's seen Collins in the gym working on his game before anyone else had arrived at school. "For most basketball players when you reach 1,000 it's a benchmark," Carter said. "It just shows you how hard he has worked." The season isn't over yet and …