NCAA awards 58 postgraduate scholarships


Friday, May 4th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ Washington quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo, Nebraska defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and lineman Scott Kempenich of national champion Oklahoma were among 58 postgraduate scholarship winners announced Thursday by the NCAA.

Tuiasosopo, who quarterbacked Washington to a Rose Bowl victory over Purdue, was a second-round NFL draft pick by Oakland. Vanden Bosch was a second-round pick by Arizona.

Among the other winners was Angela Oxley of Nebraska's NCAA women's volleyball championship team.

The scholarships, worth $5,000 each, were awarded to athletes who competed in fall sports, including men's and women's cross country, women's field hockey, football, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer and men's water polo.

Additional scholarships will be awarded later for those participating in winter and spring sports.

Of the 58 fall sports scholarships, 26 were awarded to Division I student-athletes, 10 to those in Division II and 22 to those in Division III.

The other fall sports winners are:

MEN _ Michael Bucy, North Carolina, soccer; Adam Carlson, Emory, cross country; Kimball Christianson, Utah, football; Aaron Cuny, North Florida, cross country; Matt DeJong, California-Davis, soccer; Thor Esbensen, Nebraska Wesleyan, cross country; Joseph Fent, Scranton, cross country; Michael Green, Troy State, cross country; Joe Hall, Wyoming, cross country; Mackenzie Hay, Augustana, football; Joe Jones, Southeastern Oklahoma State, football; Tamas Katona, St. Francis, N.Y., water polo; Sean Kern, UCLA, water polo; Matt LaVerde, Mount Union, football; Victor Longo, DeSales, cross country; Tim McCoskey, North Central, cross country; Jeff Olenick, Goucher, cross country; Paul Peletz, Arkansas Tech, football; Andrew Sause, Navy, water polo; Brian Sell, St. Francis, Pa., cross country; Carl Tape, Carleton College, soccer; Matt Thuesen, Montana, football; Charles Toth, Air Force, water polo; Charlie Walker Jr., Carson-Newman, football; David Wonderlick, Susquehanna, football; Tom Zirbel, Wartburg, cross country.

WOMEN _ Amy Agulay, New Hampshire, field hockey; Elisabeth Bachman, UCLA, volleyball; Leslie Bagay, Wellesley, field hockey; Nicole Bayman, Scranton, soccer; Kacy Beitel, Michigan, soccer; Amy Beykirch, North Carolina State, cross country; Kathleen Celio, Santa Clara, soccer; Rose Ebnet, South Dakota State, volleyball; Sunny Gilbert, Missouri, cross country; Adrienne Gough, DePauw, cross country; Kara Grgas-Wheeler, Colorado, cross country; Robin Herlands, Haverford, field hockey; Caroline Hoit, Emory, soccer; Alysia Kern, North Floriday, volleyball; Cheryl Loveless, Portland, soccer; Marie Muhvic, Wisconsin-Stevens Point, soccer; Carla Muntz, Dayton, volleyball; Kathleen Neff, Stonehill, soccer; Christina Nichols, North Carolina State, cross country; Bonnie OShields, Notre Dame (Maryland), volleyball; Abigail Perham, Springfield, field hockey; Jill Quast, Northeast Missouri State, volleyball; Michelle Scott, Stanford, field hockey; Courtney Sommer, Duke, field hockey; Malissa Stevenson, Northern Kentucky, soccer; Barbara Swallow, Springfield, cross country; Megan Williams, Emory, volleyball; Toby Wilmet, Washington (Maryland), field hockey.