Miles Gillette '21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Gillette Named SMCM January Student-Athlete of the Month

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball member Miles Gillette has been selected as the January Student-Athlete of the Month, the SMCM athletic department announced today (Feb. 12).

The Department of Athletics & Recreation executive team selects the Student-Athlete of the Month awardee each month.

Gillette led the Seahawks on the offensive end by averaging 20.4 points per game. The junior forward was also a force on the glass, averaging 8.4 rebounds per game, good for second on the team. The Washington, D.C. native hustled for a team-best 1.3 steals per game. Additionally, Gillette finished the month with 1.3 assists per game and 0.4 blocks per game. Gillette had his best game offensively in a loss against York when he recorded 32 points. The Seahawk men’s basketball team finished the month of January with a 4-4 record.

Gillette is currently third in the Capital Athletic Conference in points per game, averaging 16.4, and tied for fourth in rebounds per game with 7.4.

January Student-Athlete of the Month Honor Roll

  • Women’s Basketball – Gina Seifert
  • Men’s Swimming – Peter Orban
  • Women’s Swimming – Brenna Litynski

2019-20 Student-Athletes of the Month 

  • September – Khalid Balogun, Men’s Soccer
  • October – Josh McRobie, Men’s Soccer
  • November – Leo Boucher, Sailing
  • December – Gary Grant, Men’s Basketball
  • January – Miles Gillette, Men’s Basketball

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