Brunson became the first Gamecock selected by the Giants since tight end Jerell Adams was selected in the sixth round of the 2016 draft.
Wonnum became the first Gamecock selected by the Vikings since Jasper Brinkley was selected in the fifth round of the 2009 draft. He is the third Gamecock to be selected this season, joining Javon Kinlaw (first round to San Francisco) and Bryan Edwards (third round to Las Vegas).
Kitchings, a native a Wagener, S.C., has spent the past eight seasons coaching the running backs at North Carolina State. He had the additional duties as the tight ends coach in 2012, as the recruiting coordinator from 2014-18, as the assistant head coach for offense from 2016-18, and as the co-offensive coordinator in 2019.
The consensus National Freshman of the Year and a finalist for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year, Boston was the SEC Freshman and Defensive Player of the Year and grabbed a spot on the All-SEC First Team.
The new campaign, initiated by the Muschamps and in conjunction with Marco’s Pizza, the official pizza of South Carolina Athletics, will help feed healthcare employees throughout Lexington, Richland and Sumter counties.
Boston averaged a double-double against ranked opponents (13.0 ppg/10.9 rpg) and in SEC play (13.1 ppg/10.3 rpg). Her 86 blocked shots this season ranks fourth in South Carolina history and first among all-time Gamecock freshman.
The award, in its 21st season, recognizes the point guard who exhibits the floor leadership, play-making and ball-handling skills of Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman.
The Gamecocks scored three runs in the first and added on four runs in the third while Thomas Farr threw six one-hit innings to pick up his third win of 2020.
With this loss in the regular-season finale, the Gamecocks’ NCAA Tournament hopes have all but vanished heading into next week’s SEC Tournament.
The pair makes South Carolina one of two schools with multiple entries on the list, and Boston is the lone freshman to make the cut.