Tanya Exum-Coston Wins SSRI Bracket Challenge

Tanya Exum-Coston Wins SSRI Bracket Challenge

Monday, April 3, 2017

Last year's winner Becky Sullivan gives trophy to Tanya Exum-CostonCongratulations to Tanya Exum-Coston from the SSRI Grants team who, much like the Tar Heels, pulled out a win against stiff competition during the NCAA Tournament. It was a fight to the end for both, with the Tar Heels battling it out with fellow No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the last seconds of the game.

For Exum-Coston, the win propelled her ahead of five other staff members who she won with a total of 1,290 points. A popular choice both last year and this year, this Carolina win meant redemption for a team that lost to Villanova in a 3-point buzzer beater last year.

Bracket fees from the 2017 March Madness competition went to the Triangle branch of Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

Exum-Coston’s bracket finished in the top 2% nationally.

For more about Girls on the Run, visit their site here.

Pictured: Tanya Exum-Coston receives the trophy from last year's winner, fellow Grants colleague Becky Sullivan.

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