Montgomery earns MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    The senior outfielder is majoring in mechanical engineering and has a 3.47 GPA.

    The senior outfielder is majoring in mechanical engineering and has a 3.47 GPA.
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    Feb. 27, 2013

    ST. LOUIS – Senior Austin Montgomery has been selected Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced Wednesday. Montgomery was honored for his performance during the period of February 18-24.

    Now in its 14th year of existence, The Valley’s Scholar-Athlete program honors its student-athletes for their athletic performances for a one-week period and academic success in the classroom.

    Montgomery hit .389 (7-for-18) with four RBI in four games last week. In a three-game weekend series against Jacksonville State, the outfielder hit .500 with a double and his first home run of the season. In Saturday’s game, he recorded four hits and drove in four runs. In addition, he played errorless defense, starting three games in left field and one in right field. Montgomery holds a 3.47 GPA and is majoring in mechanical engineering.

    A member of the 2012 CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District team, he also earned MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week honors on Feb. 22, 2012.


     

     

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