Alyssa Munson named November Female Student-Athlete of the Month

BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College sophomore Alyssa Munson (Summerfield, N.C.) has been named the Female Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2013, announced College officials Tuesday.

Munson is in the midst of an outstanding season with the Green and Gold, entering the month of December leading the team in scoring (12.9) and rebounding (5.9) while connecting on over 57 percent of her attempts from the floor. The Summerfield, N.C. native posted perhaps the best week of her career at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ North Star Invitational last week, totaling 58 points and 26 rebounds to rank third and fifth, respectively, in the event’s all-time record book.

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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2013-2014 Lees-McRae College Student-Athletes of the Month
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)