Oct. 19, 2012
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Western Carolina's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today announced its Male and Female Student-Athletes of the month and Spotlight Student-Athletes for the month of September.
The male and female recipients for SAAC Student-Athlete of the month both come from the golf programs. Taylor Allison and J.T. Poston were selected for the male and female student-athlete of the month. The Spotlight Athletes for September are Leah Butler from volleyball and Preston Ross and Josh Mendenhall from men's basketball.
Allison placed second at the 2012 Great Smokies Intercollegiate, which was hosted by Western Carolina in September. She shot a 72 and 68 to lead the Catamounts in the tournament.
Poston posted top-10 finishes in both tournaments Western Carolina men's golf participated in September. He tied for ninth in the Golfweek Program Challenge (70-72-72) and tied for fourth in the Saint Mary's Invitational (76-66-72). He is also currently ranked second in the Southern Conference individual rankings.