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Student-Athletes of the Month

Student-Athletes of the Month

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senior women's basketball player Lauren Thompson (Franklin, Tenn.) and junior men's basketball player Austin Luke (Rowlett, Texas) have been named Aon Insurance Belmont Student-Athletes of the Month for November.  

Lauren has been a steady presence for the Bruins this season.  Starting all 12 games, she is averaging 9.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.  She leads the team in free throw shooting at .923 and ranks fourth in the OVC in field goal percentage at .533. 

Austin has started all nine games for the Bruins this season.  He is averaging 9.2 points per game and ranks first in the OVC in assists and eighth in steals. 

Belmont University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Month honorees are based on the following criteria:

  • Effort and Excellence in Academics
  • Effort and Excellence in Athletics
  • Dedication to Team
  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Campus Involvement
  • Community Service
  • Ability to serve as a role model for current and future Belmont students and student-athletes

Aon Insurance is proud to be the sponsor of Belmont's Student-Athlete of the Month Award.  Aon is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services.  To learn more, go to

Lauren Thompson Profile

Austin Luke Profile