St. Thomas More athletes received several awards from their respective colleges in recent weeks, being recognized for their various achievements in their collegiate careers.
Mahtook has finally broken into the Tampa Bay Rays lineup, being called up twice by the Rays. Mahtook’s first career hit was a home run against the Toronto Blue Jays driving in two runs.
Mahtook was drafted in 2011 and has hit 29 home runs in his minor league career.
Stevenson, another centerfielder for LSU, has been a three-year starter for the Tigers and has blossomed into a key cog for the Tigers in the last two season.
The rangy centerfielder’s defense has long been his calling card, and Stevenson recently was featured in ESPN’s Top-10 Plays highlight package twice for diving catches.
Schmidt took home two prestigious academic awards from Tulane University, being awarded as Tulane’s Scholar Athlete of the Year after receiving a 4.0 GPA in his senior year as a Finance major.
He also received American Athletic Conference athlete of the year.
Tatford also received an award for his work in the classroom, receiving University of Louisiana’s Outstanding Student Athlete.
Tatford is a biology major and is a member of the Ragin’ Cajuns Student Athlete Advisory Committee, as well as a member of the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
The 5-foot-5 junior guard was named the Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball Outstanding Student Athlete
Wilridge averaged 12.3 points per game during the Ragin’ Cajuns successful.
Landry was named to the 1st Team All-Sunbelt Conference Softball team this season for the Ragin’ Cajuns.
Landry hit.385, with 55 RBIs and 19 home runs.