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Sara Yang will serve as the operations assistant for 2019-20.
The Davidson, North Carolina, native will graduate cum laude from South Carolina in 2019. For the final year and a half of her collegiate career, Yang was an event marketing intern for the Gamecocks, assisting with game-day elements for a variety of USC sports, including football and men’s basketball.
For all four years of her collegiate career, Yang worked at The Daily Gamecock, first as a staff member and then as a photo editor, placing first in the sports photography category in the South Carolina Press Association’s Collegiate Awards in April 2019. Yang covered SEC and NCAA tournaments as well as football bowl games and volunteered as a photo courier for the Associated Press at NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship first- and second-round contests hosted by USC in 2019.
Yang also completed a pair of summer internships for Joe Gibbs Racing in Huntersville, North Carolina, assisting with a sponsorship event and with JGR FanFest and developing content for presentations in the mobile-marketing division, among other duties.
Yang will serve as support for the league’s external operations, compliance and video production departments.