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Gumbs Named ASUN Winner for Life Recipient

April 25, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Gumbs Named ASUN Winner for Life Recipient

ASUN Release

Liberty men's basketball senior, Keenan Gumbs, has been named to the 2018-19 ASUN Winter Winners for Life team. The team is comprised of one student-athlete from each of the nine institutions and honors those who display excellence on and off the playing surface.

Gumbs is an Exercise Science and Human Performance major with a 3.79 cumulative GPA and a CoSIDA Academic All-America nominee. He is an active volunteer with many different volunteer organizations in the Lynchburg, Va., area including the FLAMES Read Program, basketball clinics, reading days and the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen.

On the hardwood, he averaged 5.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest this season, while playing in all 36 games, starting 12. The Flames were the ASUN's representative in the NCAA Tournament and pulled off a first round upset of Mississippi State.

In just one season at Liberty, Gumbs provided a lot of highlight dunks, including to being featured ESPN's Sportscenter Top 10 Plays on Feb. 9, as Gumbs' dunk on FGCU was featured as the No. 3 play.

2018-19 ASUN Conference Winter Winners for Life Team

Lisa Zderadicka, FGCU - Women's Basketball

Jackie Baldwin, Jacksonville - Women's Indoor Track & Field

Jordan Gray, Kennesaw State - Women's Indoor Track & Field

Keenan Gumbs, Liberty - Men's Basketball

Matt Rose, Lipscomb - Men's Basketball

Kelly Guarino, NJIT - Women's Basketball

Brittany Panetti, North Alabama - Women's Basketball

JT Escobar, North Florida - Men's Basketball

Abayomi Iyiola, Stetson - Men's Basketball