Lindsey Burton has been named the University of Mount Olive Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month for the month of October.
A member of the women's golf team, Burton is a Business Administration/Business Management major who holds a 3.63 GPA. Burton is a starter for the UMO women's golf team.
Burton and the Trojans competed in five fall tournaments in preparation for the Spring season. Burton's best finish of the fall was in the first tournament of the season as she tied for first at the Cutter Creek Invitational. She also led the Trojans at the Flagler Fall Slam as she tied for 37th shooting a 137 through two rounds.
Scholar Athletes 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.