June 9, 2003
Walnut Creek, Calif. - The Pacific-10 Conference has awarded postgraduate scholarships to 38 Pac-10 student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced. Each recipient, selected by their respective institution, will receive a grant in the amount of $3,000. Four Stanford student-athletes, Kira Ching (softball), David Kenny (sailing), Ryan McCally (baseball) and McKenze Murphy (women's diving), were selected to receive a 2003 Pac-10 postgraduate scholarship.
To be eligible for a Pac-10 postgraduate scholarship a student athlete must have an overall grade-point average of 3.00 or its equivalent, be in his or her final season of intercollegiate athletics eligibility, have performed with distinction as a member of the varsity team, intend to continue academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree as a full-time graduate student, and have behaved both on and off the field in a manner that has brought credit to the student-athlete, the institution and intercollegiate athletics. Participation in campus and community service activities and demonstration of leadership qualities also will be taken into consideration.
2002-03 Pacific-10 Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients
Arizona -- Christina Frost, Women's Volleyball; Scott Koenig, Men's Diving
Arizona State -- Lisa Aguilera, Women's Track and Field; Mhairi Brown, Women's Tennis; Jeremy Rasmussen, Men's Track and Field; Rocky Smart, Wrestling
California -- Aaron Floyd, Men's Gymnastics; Janik Gasiorowski, Men's Rowing; Brittany Kirk, Women's Soccer; Courtney Scott, Softball
Oregon -- Jose Arroyo, Football; Janell Bergstrom, Softball; Lindsey Perterson, Women's Soccer; John Stiegeler, Men's Track and Field
Oregon State -- Stephen Copeland, Baseball; Morgan Crabtree, Women's Soccer; Elizabeth Jillson, Women's Gymnastics; Aaron McHardy, Men's Soccer
Stanford -- Kira Ching, Softball; David Kenny, Sailing; Ryan McCally, Baseball; McKenze Murphy, Women's Diving
UCLA -- Bryson Bohlander, Football; Lauren Fendrick, Women's Volleyball; James Morrow, Men's Volleyball; Chaniqua Ross, Women's Track and Field
USC -- Nick Degenstein, Men's Swimming; Carmen Krause, Women's Basketball; Nick Mosich, Baseball; Maria Tovar, Women's Rowing
Washington -- Paige Benjamin, Women's Volleyball; Andrea Morelli, Women's Soccer; Ari Strasberg, Men's Tennis; Brad Walker, Men's Track and Field
Washington State -- Eric Dudley, Men's Track & Field; Whitney Evans, Women's Track & Field; Matthew McGee, Men's Track & Field; Ellannee Richardson, Women's Track & Field