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Mathewson, Miller Named SAAC Athletes of the Month

Senior Lauren Mathewson is the SAAC's Female Athlete of the Month for December.
Senior Lauren Mathewson is the SAAC's Female Athlete of the Month for December.

Jan. 22, 2007

LOS ANGELES - The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) of Loyola Marymount University selected swimming's Lauren Mathewson and Adoyah Miller of men's basketball as LMU's Athletes of the Month. Both Mathewson and Miller had exceptional performances during December battles.

Mathewson extended her winning streak in all four backstroke events, never finishing anything but first place in dual action. In December, the senior also set a new LMU record in the 200 backstroke, clobbering the old record by almost 1.5 seconds.

Senior Adoyah Miller is named SAAC Male Athlete of the Month for December.


Likewise, Miller picked up his play in December, combining for 43 points against Long Beach State and Boise State to earn West Coast Conference Player of the Week honors on December 26th. Miller earned his first two 20-point games of his career while averaging 14.0 points and 3.6 rebounds in December. He contributed an additional 19 assists, six steals, and two blocks and shot 47 percent (24-for-51) from long range throughout the month.

LMU's SAAC selects an outstanding male and female Athlete of the Month for each month during the academic year. This selection is made by SAAC members based on the nominations' exceptional athletic performances during the month.

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