ALCOX AND MANSFIELD NAMED ASSISTANT DIRECTORS OF SPORTS INFORMATION AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sept. 13, 2004
Kevin Alcox, a 2004 graduate of Frostburg State Universities Graduate School, and Chevonne Mansfield, a 2004 graduate of St. John's University, has been named Assistant Directors in the Sports Information and External Affairs Department at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Campus. The announcement was made by Athletic Director Nelson Townsend and Sports Information Director Stan Bradley.
A native of Hempstead, NY, Mansfield comes to UMES from St. John's University where she was a student assistant in the athletic communications department. While with the Red Storm, Mansfield assisted game day operations for various sporting events including several basketball games at Madison Square Garden.
A member of the New York Knicks Public Relations Game Night Staff for three years, Mansfield has also worked in special events with the New York Jets and overseas with the Leicester Riders Basketball Club in Leicester, England.
As an undergraduate at Ashland University (Ohio), Alcox received his bachelor degree in Sports Communications and Electronic Media Sales and Management.
Over the past few years Alcox has worked in many different areas of professional sports, working for professional organizations like the Orlando Magic (NBA), Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), and the Akron Aeros (Cleveland Indians double-A farm team).
Most recently he worked as the head sports writer and editor for a Columbus (Ohio) online magazine, ColumbusWiredOnline.com where he covered the Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL), Columbus Crew (MLS), PGA, NCAA Soccer Final Four, and other major area sporting events.