June 14, 2007
IRVING, Texas (C-USA/SMU) - SMU diver Kristin Schild has been awarded a Conference USA Postgraduate Scholarship Award, Commissioner Britton Banowksy announced today. The conference annually presents the $4,000 Postgraduate Scholarship awards to graduates as selected by the Faculty Athletics Representatives and approved by the Board of Directors.
A two-time Conference USA Diver of the Week selection, Schild won four letters for the two-time C-USA champion SMU Mustangs. She was listed among the NISCA/Speedo Top 40 divers. The Barrington, Ill., native was a psychology major at SMU with minors in math and physics. She was the recipient of the Robert Stewart Hyer Scholar Award in physics. She plans to pursue a master's degree in environmental science.
A full list of Conference USA Postgraduate Scholarship Award winners is as follows:
Heidi Krug, East Carolina, Volleyball
Sarah Fisher, Houston, Women's Soccer
Ian O'Connor, Marshall, Football
Jenna Kubesch, Memphis, Softball
Luke Stadel, Rice, Men's Track & Field
Kristin Schild, SMU, Women's Swimming & Diving
Jeff Cook, Southern Miss, Baseball
Jessica Traver, Tulane, Women's Soccer
Brandon Diles, Tulsa, Football
Lukasz Kwapisz, UAB, Men's Soccer
Dan Veenstra, UCF, Football
Olatunde Okusanya, UTEP, Women's Track & Field