HLGU
Press Release

HLG BASKETBALL SIGNS SCHMECHTIG


Thursday, June 7, 2007
by Beth Sowers

Hannibal, MO-The Hannibal-LaGrange College men's basketball program recently signed Matt Schmechtig of Perth, Australia, for the 2007-2008 season. Schmechtig is transferring from Jamestown Community College of New York.

Schmechtig participated in basketball while at Jamestown. He averaged 15 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game. He made 41.2% of his three-point shots and 83.5% of his free throws.

Schmechtig plans on majoring in physical education at HLG.

HLG is a Division I NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) school and a member of the America Midwest Conference.

Contact Information

Carolyn Carpenter
Director of Public Relations
573-629-3116