NCAA announces postgrad scholars for fall sports

The NCAA has announced 29 male and 29 female postgraduate scholarship recipients for participants in fall sports. Each student-athlete receives grants of $7,500. To qualify, student-athletes must excel academically and athletically, be in...

Georgia Tech appeal upheld

The findings and vacation of records penalty for the Georgia Institute of Technology case have been upheld, according to a decision by the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee. As part of its infractions case, the institution was...

Northwest Nazarene athletes shoot for the stars

By Andrew Crum NCAA.org For most people, the chance to work with the NASA space program is a dream as far away as the moon. For two Northwest Nazarene student-athletes, that dream is a reality. Weston Patrick, a double major in physics and...

Patriot League adopts football scholarship model

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org The Patriot League’s decision last month to allow its institutions to begin awarding athletics aid in football will help more student-athletes who are talented on the field and in the classroom get an...

Henry to chair DI Women’s Basketball Committee in 2012-13

By Greg Johnson Three years ago, Carolayne Henry added the Division I Women’s Basketball Committee to her long line of NCAA committee service, and now she will chair for that group during the 2012-13 academic year. Henry, associate...

Feedback on DIII academic reporting begins making the rounds

By Gary Brown Members of the Division III Strategic Planning and Finance Committee will have ample input to work with when they convene via conference call Friday to begin deciding next steps on an academic reporting program that supports...

DI Football Championship Committee prefers seeding option

By Greg Johnson The Division I Football Championship Committee at its meeting last week in Indianapolis decided it prefers to seed the top eight teams if the championship expands its bracket to 24 teams. The committee, which reviewed...

CoSIDA names basketball scholars

Senior forward Tyler Zeller of the University of North Carolina and junior forward Elena Delle Donne of the University of Delaware head the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams, as selected by...

Daniels finds his way after career-ending injury

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick The most difficult experience Eugene Daniels faced as a student-athlete also became his gateway to life after college. A defensive lineman for the Colorado State Rams, Daniels injured his shoulder just before his...

NCAA announces latest Division I certification decisions

The NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification announced decisions today concerning the status of 13 member institutions in the division’s athletics certification process. A certified designation denotes that an institution...

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