Florida A&M University (FAMU) students will compete in the Elite Eight of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) beginning Sunday, April 18.
FAMU is one of eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) represented in the academic contest. Along with FAMU, the 2021 HCASC “Virtual” National Championship Tournament features teams from Alabama A&M University, Bowie State University, Lincoln University, Morehouse College, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, and Oakwood University.
FAMU is on the side of the bracket that includes Alabama A&M University, Bowie State University, and North Carolina Central University.
Representing FAMU is captain, Bryan Walters Anderson, a senior industrial engineering and economics student from Coral Springs, Fla., and team members: James Tyler Wilson, a senior history student from Hudson, Fla.; Eliott Raphael Ford, II, a junior electrical engineering student from Dallas, Texas; and Linda Christine Williams, a sophomore chemistry and pre-medicine student from Trinity, Fla.
Led by Coach Vivian L. Hobbs, Ph.D., FAMU has won eight Honda Campus All-Star Challenge national championships resulting in almost $700,000 in funds to the University. Hobbs has coached the FAMU team for 31 years. The team last won in 2016.
The quarter finals will stream on Sunday, April 18 at 6 p.m. ET.; the semi-finals will stream on Monday, April 19 at 6 p.m. E.T.; and the Championship series (best two out of three) will stream on Tuesday, April 20 at 6 p.m. E.T.
To access the stream, visit www.hcasc.com.