Student-Athletes of the Month

Jenny Roy and Taylor Barnette
Jenny Roy and Taylor Barnette

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sophomore women's basketball player Jenny Roy (Brentwood, Tenn.) and senior men's basketball player Taylor Barnette (Lexington, Ky.) have been named Aon Insurance Belmont Student-Athletes of the Month for December.  

Jenny has made a big impact on the success of the women's basketball team in the last month.  She posted three straight double-doubles late last month and is averaging 13.2 points, 9.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists over her last five games.  For her efforts, Jenny was named OVC Player of the Week on January 2. 

Taylor had an outstanding December for the men's basketball team.  He averaged 15 points per game, scored in double figures six times, and hit the game winning three-pointer in the team's win at Lipscomb.  For his efforts, he was named OVC Player of the Week on January 2. 

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

Jenny Roy Profile

Taylor Barnette Profile