Women’s basketball signs Sunrise Christian Academy senior

Mandy Cockrell signs to play basketball for Hesston College.

Hesston College women’s basketball coach Dan Harrison announces Mandy Cockrell, a 5’10” forward from Sunrise Christian Academy, Wichita, Kan., as the newest addition to the Larks program.

An all-league second-team player her senior year, Cockrell also participated in cheer, track and softball at Sunrise Christian. 

A National Honor Society member and Principal’s Honor Roll student, Cockrell will study chemistry at Hesston. She attends Westside Freewill Baptist Church, Wichita. 

“Mandy is a long athletic wing who can make plays off the pass and can hit the glass for offensive rebounds,” Harrison said. “She’s comfortable playing numerous positions and I’m counting on her to help us increase our overall team speed and defense.”

Cockrell is the daughter of Stacy and Judy Cockrell, Wichita.