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Voorhees University Celebrates Hector Rosario’s Milestone Achievement of Scoring 1000 Points in Basketball

Denmark, SC, – Voorhees University is proud to congratulate senior basketball player Hector Rosario on reaching the remarkable milestone of scoring 1000 points in his collegiate basketball career. The Lawrenceville, GA native achieved this feat during the Continental Athletic Conference January tournament against Wilberforce University, where he entered the game needing 15 points to join the prestigious 1000 points club.

In an exhilarating overtime win over Wilberforce, Hector not only met but exceeded this milestone, solidifying his place in Voorhees University’s basketball history. Standing tall at 6’2”, Hector has been an integral member of the Tigers Basketball team for the past four seasons, showcasing exceptional talent and dedication to the sport.

Originally from Duluth, GA, and a graduate of Duluth High School, Hector’s journey with Voorhees University’s basketball program has been marked by numerous achievements. Notably, he was part of the triumphant 2021 A.I.I. Tournament Champions and 2021 NAIA National Tournament Qualifiers teams, contributing significantly to their success.

Hector’s legacy at Voorhees University extends beyond his impressive point-scoring ability. With a total of 1047 career points, he now stands among the top point scorers in the history of the university’s basketball program, leaving an indelible mark for future generations to admire and aspire to.

As he approaches his graduation in May, pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Hector remains steadfast in his ambition to continue his basketball career at the professional level. His dedication, work ethic, and passion for the game serve as an inspiration to his teammates, coaches, and supporters alike.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact: Coach James Williams at or 803-780-1045.

(L-R) Mary Hill, Dean of Students, James Williams, Men’s Basketball Coach, Hector Rosario and Charlene Johnson, Vice President of Intercollegiate Sports

Dr. Ronnie Hopkins, Voorhees President and Hector Rosario
Dr. Ronnie Hopkins, Voorhees President and Hector Rosario

About Voorhees University

Voorhees University, founded by Elizabeth Evelyn Wright in 1897, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Its mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Voorhees as a #1 best value, #3 in social mobility and #33 among regional colleges in the south in 2022-2023; and #26 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, nationally. Additional information about Voorhees University can be found at


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