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Player Profiles

Lanay                              Montgomery
Class: r-So.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Height: 6-5
Sport: Women's Basketball
Position: C


At West Virginia (2014-15):

  • Corralled six boards and blocked two shots in 17 minutes against EKU (Nov. 15)
  • Logged 20 minutes, snatching four rebounds and three blocks against Evansville
  • Reeled in five rebounds, scored four points, blocked three shots and picked up two steals in 22 minutes vs. Fairfield (Nov. 29)
  • Set new personal bests in minutes (33) and steals (3) at Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 3)
  • Became first player since Georgeann Wells to block five shots in three consecutive games with her five swats vs. Duquesne (Dec. 10) 
  • Had a career-evening against Marshall, scoring 15 points, 14 rebounds, connecting on seven field goals - all career-bests - also had six blocks
  • Named Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic West Virginia MVP
  • Had her 12-game block streak snapped at Oklahoma on Jan. 4
  • Corralled a career-high 17 rebounds and scored 12 vs. Baylor (Jan. 10) for her third career double-double 
  • Her nine offensive boards against Baylor were the most for a Mountaineer since 2010
  • Pulled in game-high 14 rebounds and scored four vs. Texas Tech (Jan. 14) 
  • Posted six blocks, grabbing 12 rebounds in 32 minutes of action at Oklahoma State
  • Became first player since Georgeann Wells in 1985 to block nine shots in a single game, swatting away nine vs. K-State (Jan. 21) 
  • Swiped away seven shots and scored four points vs. Oklahoma State (Feb. 18)
  • Pulled in a game-high 13 rebounds and deflected six shots at Kansas State (March 3)
  • Snatched a team-high nine rebounds vs. Oklahoma (March 7)
  • Registered 10th double-figure rebound game of the year with 10 boards and scored seven points versus Hampton (March 24)

At West Virginia (2013-14):

  • Appeared in 24 games, averaging 5.8 minutes, 1.7 points and 2.0 rebounds per game, respectively
  • Led WVU with three blocked shots in her first collegiate game against Ole Miss, while also pulling down seven rebounds, on Nov. 15
  • Recorded a career-best 11 points and led WVU in rebounding with a career-high eight boards against Delaware State on Dec. 18
  • Shot 60.9 percent (14-23) from the field
  • Totaled 41 points, 47 rebounds and 10 blocked shots

At West Virginia (2012-13):

  • Medical redshirt

In High School:

  • A three-star prospect that was named to the WCAC All-Conference first team her sophomore and junior seasons
  • Named second team All-Metro, MVP of the holiday tournament and most improved player at Academy of the Holy Cross her junior year
  • Averaged 14.5 points per game, 8.7 rebounds per game and 2.8 blocks per game totaling 463 points, 278 rebounds and 88 blocks her junior season
  • Was the MVP of sophomore all-star ‘Rising Star’ game sponsored by DCSportsFan
  • Blue Star rankings has her as the 59th-best player in the nation
  • JumpOffPlus ranked her at No. 60
  • Played AAU for the Maryland Lady Panthers and the Fairfax Stars
  • Did not play her senior season due to injury
  • Daughter of Robert Montgomery and Veronica Howard
  • Birthday is September 17, 1993
  • Has three brothers and five sisters
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean's List
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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