NJ Guard Looking For Academic Challenge

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a player profile update on a guard from the state of New Jersey, who is looking for both an academic and athletic challenge on the next level ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Cory Heywood

HEIGHT: 5-foot-10

WEIGHT: 171 pounds

POSITIONS: Point Guard/Shooting Guard

CLASS: 2009, A current senior

HIGH SCHOOL: Apex Academy in New Jersey

HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY: Cory competed last season for Mount Zion Christian Academy in Durham, North Carolina

Heywood previously attended Paramus Catholic High School in New Jersey before transferring to Mount Zion Christian Academy.

HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME: Cory Heywood is a tough, competitive player who works hard at both ends of the court. He's willing to do anything he can to help his team win a basketball game.

RECRUITING PROCESS HISTORY: Last season there had been some interest by Furman and NJIT

MOST RECENT UPDATE: Norfolk State and Hampton.

*We were hoping to get another look at Cory Heywood a few weeks ago at a home game for Our Savior New American in Centereach, New York. However, this particular game was canceled. We hope to have another chance early next year to watch him compete.


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