Two Aztecs Named National Scholar-Athletes
June 8, 2000
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - San Diego State crew members Meredith Johnson and Teresa Bond have been named National Scholar-Athlete Award winners by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA).
The National Scholar-Athlete award is designed to recognize the outstanding academic accomplishments of female rowers and coxswains. The criteria include meeting eligibility rules as defined by the athletes' institution, along with a cumulative grade-point average in excess of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and participating in 75 percent of the university's competitions during the course of the academic year.
Johnson, who hails from Ventura, has a perfect 4.0 grade-point average with a major of kinesiology. Bond, a senior from San Diego, has achieved a 3.62 GPA in exercise psychology.
Overall, 96 student-athletes from Division I were designated at National Scholar-Athlete Award winners.