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Lanay Montgomery

Lanay
Montgomery
#15C


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

Bio

2014-15 (r-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 as a sophomore
  • 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 5th 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: 1st in blocked shots (124), 1st in games played (38), 1st in games started (37), 2nd in rebounds (294), 2nd in offensive rebounds (111), 9th 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 a career-high 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds versus Marshall (Dec. 20) to earn Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic MVP honors
  • Corralled 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 and tied for the fifth-highest in a game at the WVU Coliseum
  • 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 (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 WVU legend Georgeann 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
  • Has 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

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
Personal
  • Daughter of Robert Montgomery and Veronica Howard
  • Birthday is September 17, 1993
  • Has three brothers and five sisters
  • Majoring in psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean's List
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Stats

SeasonClassGPMinMpgFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%OffRebRpgPFDqAstTOBlkStlPtsPPG
Totals 62101416.48216350.3338041.31273415.512241088134301973.2
2014Fr241395.8142360.9132944.816472.0200218102411.7
2015So3887523.06814048.6205139.21112947.71024870124281564.1


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