Texas Trust Scholar Athlete of the Week

Jan. 23, 2018

ARLINGTON, Texas - Each week, the UTA Athletic Department spotlights a Texas Trust Scholar-Athlete of the Week to showcase the excellence in academic achievement of its student-athletes. This week, we honor Sully Billingsley of UTA Men's Golf.

A graduate of Arlington's Martin High School, Muirhead is in his second season at UTA and is a sophomore on the men's golf team under head coach Stuart Deane. .

Muirhead is a junior guard who has appeared in 30 games during his career, including 11 this season. With a 39.4 career 3-point shooting percentage, he is one of the team's top long range shooters. Of Muirhead's 14 career baskets, 13 have come from behind the 3-point arc.

An accounting/finance major, Scott is the son of Joe and Claudia Muirhead. He lettered all four seasons at Ennis High School and averaged 18 points and 5 rebounds a game as a senior.

The Sun Belt Conference preseason favorite UTA men's basketball team hosts Louisiana rivals this weekend at College Park Center. The Mavericks welcome the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana Thursday night at 7:15 p.m. then host ULM on Saturday at 4:15 p.m.

Single game, group and specially-priced multi-game ticket packages to attend UTA men and women's basketball events are on sale through the UTA Box Office in person or by calling (817) 272-8585 and online through UTATickets.com.  Single game tickets are priced at $8, $12 and $25 per game, depending on seat location.  UTA students and faculty staff tickets are available for just $5 per game.  Discount Maverick Club (season) and general public (single game) parking is also available.  Visit UTATickets.com for detailed information.

Specially-priced Sun Belt game ticket packages are available for the remainder of the season through the UTA Box Office. The Sun Belt Fun Pack provides a tickets for every league men and women's game for just $45 per seat, while the Sun Belt Saturday Family Four Pack includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four small sodas for just $40 per game. The Sun Belt 3-Point Thursdays provides a ticket, small popcorn and small soda for just $10 per game.

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