NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont freshman track and field athlete Jilian Linklater (Lake Orion, Michigan) and senior men’s track and field athlete Matt Fiedler (LaGrange, Illinois) have been named Belmont Student-Athletes of the Month for April 2011.
Belmont University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Month honorees are nominated by faculty, staff coaches and athletic administration, 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-athletes
In the two year existence of the award, Linklater is the third women’s cross country/track and field to earn the award, while Fiedler is the fourth men’s cross country/track and field athlete to be honored.