ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - St. Mary's College of Maryland men's basketball member Gary Grant has been selected as the December Student-Athlete of the Month, the SMCM athletic department announced today (Jan. 8).
The Department of Athletics & Recreation executive team selects the Student-Athlete of the Month awardee each month.
Grant led the Seahawks in scoring during the month of December, averaging 20.7 points per game. The first-year forward also led the Seahawks on the glass by collecting a team-best eight rebounds per game. The Washington, D.C. native finished the month with five assists, three blocks, and six steals. In addition, Grant was named the CAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week twice in December, earning the honor on Dec. 16 and Dec. 23.
Grant is averaging 15.7 points per game on the season, which leads the Seahawks and comes in as the third-best mark in the Capital Athletic Conference.
The Seahawk men's basketball team will be back in action on Saturday, Jan. 11 when they open up CAC play at Mary Washington. Game time is set for 3 p.m.
December Student-Athlete of the Month Honor Roll
Women's Basketball - Gina Seifert
Men's Swimming - Peter Orban
Women's Swimming - Brenna Litynski
2019-20 Student-Athletes of the Month
September - Khalid Balogun, Men's Soccer
October - Josh McRobie, Men's Soccer
November - Leo Boucher, Sailing
December - Gary Grant, Men's Basketball