Webster, Lumbu named Sports Spot Student-Athletes of the MonthOctober 5, 2011
Duo is the first to receive the award as voted on by the BC Head Coaches
Brevard, N.C. - Brittany Webster of the Women’s Soccer team and Christian Lumbu of the Football team have been named the Sports Spot Student-Athletes of the Month for the month of September, as recognized on WSQL 1240 AM on Wednesday afternoon. The award is presented by Sports Spot, in conjunction with the Brevard College Athletic Department.
Webster was voted the Female Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Ashlie Morrison of the Volleyball team and Madison Hill of the Cross Country team.
Webster played in all nine games for the women’s soccer team in the month of September, starting seven times between the pipes for the Tornados. She recorded both wins in goal for Coach Shigeyoshi Shinohara in September, with both wins coming in shutout victories as she received the win in the 4-0 victory over Bluefield, and then came back the next game recording the 1-0 victory over Montreat. Webster also received a season high eight saves on September 21st against Lenoir-Rhyne. She finished the month of September averaging 4.0 saves per game, sixth in the conference rankings.
Lumbu was voted the Men’s Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Thomas Rennie of the Men’s Golf team and Tommi Rasinmaki of the Men’s Soccer team.
Lumbu recorded one of the best months in recent BC football history on the defensive side of the ball as the senior defensive end leads the Tornados and the South Atlantic Conference in the sacks category, as well as finishing the month second overall in the SAC in tackles for loss. Lumbu also recorded 31 tackles in the month and added two quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery. Lumbu also established a new Brevard College career record, breaking Justin Jefferson’s sacks record of 12.0.
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.