THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2005
Rebecca Montz Named Assistant Coach at Centenary College

Aug. 11, 2005

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Centenary (La.) College has named former Dolphin Rebecca Montz as an assistant women's basketball coach, head coach Elizabeth Wamsley announced today. Montz, who earned her bachelor's degree in physical education at JU over the summer, completed her second season as a member of the Dolphins' program in 2004-05. She is joined on the Centenary staff by Jason Keene, who coached Montz for two years at Chipola Junior College.

In two years with JU, Montz started every contest and ended her Dolphin career ranked second in three-point field goals made (102), third in three-point field goal percentage (.352) and fourth in steals (72) and minutes played (1,910) in the career record book. As a senior, she averaged 10.7 points, 2.9 assists, while also ranking fourth in the Atlantic Sun Conference with a .373 three-point percentage. Montz also scored a career-high 25 points at Campbell on Dec. 4, 2004 and connected on a career-best six three pointers on two occasions. As a junior, she averaged 10.1 points, 2.7 assists and shot .329 from beyond the arc. Montz also earned back-to-back Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic accolades, including a team-high 3.5 grade point average for the 2004-05 season.

Prior to JU, Montz was a two-year starter at point guard for Chipola Junior College from 2002-04. As a sophomore, she earned Panhandle All-Conference and state all-tournament honors after averaging 16.0 points, 4.0 steals and 3.0 assists while leading the Lady Indians to the state tournament. As a freshman, she averaged 16.0 points, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals en route to Panhandle All-Conference accolades. The Erath, La., native also received Panhandle All-Academic honors each season.