YANKTON, SD – March 21, 2017 – Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the athletic signing of Megan Hirsch of Gayville, SD, to the women's basketball program.
Hirsch, a 5'11" Forward, has been a key figure in the recent success of the Gayville-Volin girls' athletics. She was named All-Tri Valley Conference for the past three seasons. She currently holds records at Gayville-Volin for rebounds in a career with 512, and rebounds in a season with 220. She averaged a double/double this season as a senior scoring 11 points/game to go along with 10 rebounds/game.
Head women's basketball coach, Tom Schlimgen, is excited to welcome Megan to the team. "We are very excited that Megan as decided to become a Lancer. She is a very tough kid who has a great desire to rebound the basketball. Her athleticism will translate well to the college game. We are always very happy when we can get very talented and local kids to choose to continue their careers here. We look forward to working with Megan during her career in Yankton."
Hirsch will be a Pre-Professional major at Mount Marty. She is the daughter of Kent and Lori Hirsch of Gayville, SD, and she will be receiving an Academic Honor Scholarship and the St. Bede Scholarship in addition to her basketball award.
For more information on the Mount Marty College women's basketball program, please visit www.mmclancers.com or email head coach, Tom Schlimgen at [email protected].
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Mount Marty College, located in Yankton, South Dakota, is a Catholic, Benedictine, coeducational institute of higher learning founded in 1936 by the Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery. In keeping with the Benedictine tradition, the college exists as a community of learners. Primary emphasis is placed on the development of each person as a complete human being with intellectual competence, professional and personal skills, and a composite of moral, spiritual, and social values. With an enrollment of over 1,100 students at all three locations and approximately 600 students located on the Yankton campus, Mount Marty College is the region's premier institution for higher learning. To learn more about Mount Marty College visit www.mtmc.edu.