Tanner and Brendle named December Sports Spot Student-Athletes of the MonthJanuary 11, 2012
Duo receive first Athlete of the Month honors in their career
Brevard, N.C. - Lindsay Brendle of the Women’s Basketball team and Jermichael Tanner of the Men’s Basketball team have been named the Sports Spot Student-Athletes of the Month for the month of December, as recognized on WSQL 1240 AM on Wednesday afternoon. The award is presented by Sports Spot, in conjunction with the Brevard College Athletic Department.
Brendle was voted the Female Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Asheley Watkins and Anna Schlobohm of the Women’s Basketball team.
Brendle wins the award for the first time after a month in which she averaged 15.0 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game as the Tornados took on Tusculum, Pfeiffer and UNC Asheville. She scored double-digits in all three games, with a season high 20 coming on December 3 against Tusculum, and added a season-high six rebounds in the game as well. She also averaged 1.7 assists per game and 2.3 steals per game, and finished up the month with a 41.7 field goal percentage and a 78.9 percent free throw percentage.
Tanner was voted the Men’s Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching Staff over fellow nominees and teammates Darius Moose and Drew Schauss.
Tanner is also a first-time winner of the Athlete of the Month honors after a month in which he averaged 13.0 points per game and 2.5 assists per game in games against Tusculum and Young Harris. He scored double-digits in both contests in the month, including a career high 14 points on December 3rd against Tusculum. Tanner shot 76.9 percent from the floor in the game and 100.0 percent from behind the arc, both career highs. He also averaged 1.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals to help Brevard in the month.
These two athletes will be presented with action shots recognizing their award, which will be displayed in the lobby of Boshamer Gymnasium for the entire school year. A total of eight female and male Sports Spot Athletes of the Month will be selected in the 2010-2011 academic year. The award is selected from qualified candidates each month by the athletic department staff.