February 4, 2014

Lauren Lewis Earns January Women's Student-Athlete of the Month

BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College senior Lauren Lewis has been named the Women’s Student-Athlete of the Month for January 2014, announced College officials Tuesday.

Lewis (Concord, N.C.) averaged 15.3 points per contest while pacing the Bobcats to a flawless 5-0 record at home. The senior drained 21 three-pointers to lead the team while forcing five steals. Lewis averaged 32 minutes per contest and scored in double figures in six of seven games.

She shot 42.2% from the floor and connected on 83.3% of her free-throw attempts. She had a month-high 24 points at Belmont Abbey, Jan. 4. Lewis corralled 19 rebounds on the month.

The Lees-McRae College Student-Athlete of the Month Award honors one male and one female student-athlete each much from an in-season sport during the 2013-2014 academic year, recognizing their hard work, effort, and athletic performance.

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Month Female Student-Athlete of the Month
September 2013 Heather Peterman, Women's Cross Country
October 2013 Kaitlyn Briggs, Women's Soccer
November 2013 Alyssa Munson, Women's Basketball
January 2014 Lauren Lewis, Women's Basketball