Tori Jankoska Selected to 2017 State Farm Women’s College 3-Point Contest
The senior guard finished her MSU career first with 320 treys.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Senior Tori Jankoska will represent the Michigan State women’s basketball program at the 2017 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships, held Thursday, March 30 at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. The 29th annual event will air at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Jankoska is the first Spartan to compete in the women’s college 3-point contest since Taylor Alton in 2012. Spartan great Lindsay Bowen won the event in 2006.
The Freeland, Michigan native, is one of two women’s basketball players in the Big Ten to compete. Fellow All-American Shatori Walker-Kimbrough from Maryland will join six other players from across the country.
Jankoska finished her Michigan State career with 320 career 3-pointers to set a new Spartan record. She is first in the nation in 3-pointers made (122) and 3-pointers per game (3.70). Her 122 treys was also a new MSU single-season record.
The State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships will take place at Grand Canyon University Arena. The event will showcase the dunking and sharp-shooting talents of 24 of the nation’s top college basketball seniors. Individual events include the Marine’s Women’s 3-Point Contest, Great Clips Men’s 3-Point Contest and the Denny’s Slam Dunk Contest.
Tickets for the 2017 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships are on sale now and can be purchased at CollegeSlam.com. General admission tickets are $15. For special group rates, please call 312-467-2826.
About State Farm®
The mission of State Farm is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto, home and individual life insurance in the United States. Its 18,000 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve more than 83 million policies and accounts – nearly 81 million auto, home, life, health and commercial policies, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 35 on the 2016 Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com.
Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports, lifestyle and entertainment-based marketing platforms. With expertise in Sponsorship Consulting, Experiential Marketing, Hospitality, Customer Engagement, Content Marketing, Productions and Sports Properties, this Chicago-based Marketing & Media Solutions Company helps their clients to create ideas, content and experiences that attract and engage passionate audiences. To learn more about Intersport, visit www.intersportnet.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter (@IntersportBuzz).
Marine’s Women’s 3-Point
Heather Corral – Washington
Tori Jankoska – Michigan State
Jessica January – DePaul
Alexis Jones – Baylor
Alexis Peterson – Syracuse
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough – Maryland
Kindred Wesemann – Kansas State
Sydney Wiese – Oregon State