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Coach Mick

Coach Mick

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Former Belmont University men's basketball standout Mick Hedgepeth ('12) has accepted an assistant coaching position at Sewanee, the University of the South.

During his Bruin career, Hedgepeth was an integral figure in 96 victories, three postseason appearances, three Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championships, two Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances.

A two-time Second Team All-Atlantic Sun honoree and the 2011 Atlantic Sun Tournament Most Valuable Player, Hedgepeth ranks in the top 15 in five career statistical categories; second in games played (134), third in rebounds (692), fourth in blocked shots (78), seventh in field goal percentage (.540) and 13th in scoring (1,191).

Off the court, Hedgepeth was a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District selection, and received postgraduate scholarships from the NCAA and the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA). Moreover, the 6-9 forward represented Belmont University at the 2012 Final Four in New Orleans as one of 10 finalists for the prestigious Senior CLASS Award. Hedgepeth was also one of just six student-athletes named to the inaugural Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference Team for men's basketball in 2012.

Hedgepeth spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Williams College (MA), one of the most tradition-rich Division III programs in the nation.

After graduating with honors in 2012, the Crossville, Alabama native played professionally for Araberri Baloncesto in Spain.