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Monday, July 9, 2012
Pac-12 honors its nerdy athletes

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

Missed this last week, but it's worth noting the Pac-12 announced the 48 student-athletes who have been named recipients of Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year. Seven are football players.

Here's the list:

Trace Biskin, Arizona

Cameron Kastl, Arizona State

Giorgio Tavecchio, California

Tony Poremba, Colorado

David Paulson, Oregon

Gregory Walker, Washington

Jared Karstetter, Washington State


From the release:

These $3,000 awards go to student-athletes with a minimum 3.0 grade point average who have also demonstrated a commitment to continuing education, campus and community involvement, and leadership. Since the program began in 1999, the Pac-12 has awarded over $1.5 million for postgraduate study.

To be selected for a Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarship, a student-athlete must: