NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senior women's golfer Emma Kate Liu (Dallas, Texas) and sophomore men's soccer player Ares Marlonsson (Denver, Colorado) have been named Belmont Student-Athletes of the Month for October.
Liu had a great start to her senior season. She posted top-10 finishes in her first two events, including a third place showing at Austin Peay. She leads the team and ranks fifth in the OVC in scoring at 75.5.
Marlonsson has been an offensive spark for the Bruins in the past month. Last week, he scored two goals to help the men's soccer tie UNCG 2-2 in their first SoCon match. For his efforts, he was named SoCon Player of the Week. Presently, he leads the team in goals, assists, and points.
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
- Campus Involvement
- Community Service
- Ability to serve as a role model for current and future Belmont students and student-athlete