Morgan, Hampton earn FMCC honors

Dante Morgan of the men’s basketball team was named the male Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Photo submitted)

Dante Morgan of the men’s basketball team was named the male Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Photo submitted)

JOHNSTOWN –Dante Morgan of the men’s basketball team and Julie Hampton of the women’s basketball team were named the male and female Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

Hampton, a Mayfield graduate, is a sophomore guard for the Lady Raiders basketball team.

Hampton hopes to lead her team to another winning season.

Hampton is known for her basketball IQ and ability to knock down shots for FMCC.  After four games this season, she led the team, averaging 17.8 points per game. 

She also averaged 2.8 assists per game

Julie Hampton of the women’s basketball team was named the female Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Photo submitted)

Julie Hampton of the women’s basketball team was named the female Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Photo submitted)

Hampton had a career high 22 points in the season opener against Tompkins Cortland.

Morgan is a returning All-Region player and has led the way early on this season for the men’s basketball team.  Dante has been the leading scorer in the first four Raiders games this season He averaged 21.5 points per game over those four games and has stepped up in the last two, averaging 25 in two Raider wins. 

Morgan also is the Raiders’ go-to-guy at the end of games, as evidenced by a recent win over Jefferson.

Morgan scored the last nine points, including two long 3-pointers in a come-from-behind win.

Morgan also is an excellent rebounder and defender. His leadership has the Raiders heading in a positive direction and towards what hopes to be a very successful season. 

COMMENTS