Veith & Fehl Named UMO Scholar-Athletes Of The Month

Veith & Fehl Named UMO Scholar-Athletes Of The Month

Mount Olive, N.C. --- Senior Ben Veith and Junior Rachel Fehl have been named the University of Mount Olive Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Month for the month of January. 

A member of the women's basketball team, Fehl is a Business Management major and holds a 3.56 GPA. On the court, the point guard is 25th in the nation in assists per game and is currently second in Conference Carolinas in assists per contest. Fehl has helped guide a Trojans' team that sits 26th in NCAA DII in scoring with 77.3 points per game.

Veith, a member of the men's track and field team, is majoring in Exercise Science and holds a 3.94 GPA. The senior will look to help the Trojans attempt to reclaim the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championship February 19.

Scholar-Athlete of the Month winners are nominated by University of Mount Olive faculty members and selected by a committee chaired by UMO math professor and faculty athletics representative Dr. Brenda Cates.