Lanay Montgomery


Height: 6-5
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
HS/Last School: Academy of the Holy Cross


2015-16 (Jr.)
  • Recorded a double-double vs. Iowa State with 15 points and 15 rebounds 
  • Tallied seven points, two rebounds, two blocks and two steals vs. Kansas State
  • Registered a game-best 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in 19 minutes at Texas Tech
  • Corralled 10 rebounds, scored nine points and blocked four shots in the loss to No. 4 Baylor (Jan. 30)
  • Inked her eighth double-figure rebounding game of the year with 10 boards, while blocking five shots and scoring four points at Oklahoma (Jan. 27)
  • Grabbed 17 rebounds and scored 14 points in WVU’s win over Kansas (Jan. 16)
  • Netted nine points, four rebounds and two blocks in the win over Texas Tech (Jan. 9)
  • Scored a basket and blocked two shots at Kansas State
  • Totaled eight points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots in the win at Kansas (Jan. 3)
  • Set a career-high with 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the win over Elon (Dec. 21)
  • Made 9-of-9 from the field against the Phoenix, tying five others for a WVU single game record
  • Scored 13 points and snatched 10 rebounds in the win over Indiana
  • Florida Sunshine Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Had 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win over James Madison (Dec. 20)
  • Scored 10 points, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out a career-high two assists against Longwood
  • Named MVP of Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic for second consecutive year
  • Registered second double-double of the year with 13 points and 12 rebounds, while also blocking three shots vs. Marshall (Dec. 13)
  • Pulled in 14 rebounds, scored seven points and netted a career-best five free throws vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 6)
  • Recorded first double-double of the season with a season-best 12 points and 18 rebounds vs. Morehead State (Dec. 2) 
  • Pulled in 10 rebounds, scored seven points, deflected four shots and collected two steals against Gonzaga (Nov. 22) 
  • Netted nine points, 10 rebounds and four blocks against Delaware State (Nov. 14)
2014-15 (So.)
  • Finished the season with 294 rebounds, 156 points and 124 blocks in 38 games and 875 minutes played
  • Netted 11 double-figure rebounding games, three double-doubles and three double-digit scoring efforts Blocked two or more shots in 30 games, which included a streak of 12 consecutive games from Nov. 17 to Dec. 29
  • Led the Big 12 Conference and ranked 10th nationally with 3.26 blocks per contest
  • Ranked fifth in the Big 12 Conference and 151st in the NCAA with 7.7 rebounds per game
  • Sat third in the Big 12 with an average of 2.92 offensive rebounds per game and fourth with 4.82 defensive rebounds per contest
  • Blocked 124 shots on the season, tied for second most in a single-season with WVU legend Georgeann Wells
  • The 124 blocks are fifth most in a single-season in the Big 12 Conference
  • Tied for first with five others with most games played in a season (38)
  • Snatched 111 offensive rebounds for fifth most in a single-season at West Virginia
  • Her 294 rebounds are seventh most in a single season
  • Ranks fifth all-time at WVU with 134 blocks in her career
  • Sits on WVU's sophomore single-season leaders chart in multiple categories: first in blocked shots (124), first in games played (38), first in games started (37), second in rebounds (294), second in offensive rebounds (111), ninth in rebounding average (7.7 rpg) 
  • Became first player since Georgeann Wells to block five shots in three consecutive games with her five swats versus Duquesne (Dec. 10) 
  • Tallied 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds versus Marshall (Dec. 20) to earn Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic MVP honors
  • Corralled 17 rebounds and scored 12 points vs. Baylor (Jan. 10) for her third career double-double 
  • Her nine offensive boards against Baylor were the most for a Mountaineer since 2010 and tied for the fifth-highest in a game at the WVU Coliseum
  • Pulled in game-high 14 rebounds and scored four points vs. Texas Tech (Jan. 14) 
  • Posted six blocks and grabbed 12 rebounds in 32 minutes of action at Oklahoma State (Jan. 17)
  • Became first player since Georgeann Wells in 1985 to block nine shots in a single game, swatting away nine vs. K-State (Jan. 21) 
  • The nine-block effort was tied for second at the Coliseum with Wells
  • Pulled in a game-high 13 rebounds and deflected six shots at Kansas State (March 3)
  • Registered 10th double-figure rebound game of the year with 10 boards and scored seven points versus Hampton (March 24)
  • Set a career-high with 24 rebounds versus Temple on April 1, tied with Mary Hennen for third-most rebounds in a game at the Coliseum and fourth-most in a single game at WVU
  • The 24 rebounds ranked fourth in the Big 12 single-game ledger, tying Oklahoma's Courtney Paris (2007 vs. South Carolina)
  • Also collected eight blocks in the win over the Owls, which was tied for sixth-most in a game at the WVU Coliseum
  • Blocked four or more shots in nine consecutive games to close the season
2013-14 (r-Fr.)
  • 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
2012-13 (Fr.)
  • 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 had 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
  • Has three brothers and five sisters
  • Enrolled in psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean's List
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Totals 88166218.918132356.07915152.31955646.4183416148206484415.0


Friday, August 14 2015