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McMurry's Bramer Owens Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
July 1, 2003

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The NCAA announced McMurry University baseball standout Bramer Owens as one of 58 spring sport participants from across the three divisions to be awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Owens is the only American Southwest Conference student-athlete presented with an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in 2002-03.

A double major in marketing and finance, Owens was named to the college division baseball 2003 Verizon Academic All-America First Team after earning his second Verizon Academic All-District VI award. He is a conference baseball All-Academic award recipient. Owens earned Dean's List honors throughout his undergraduate career and was selected to the Alpha Chi Honor Society. He participated with campus community service fraternity KIVA and volunteered for The House that Carrie Built, an advocacy group for physically and mentally challenged children.

On the baseball field, Owens concluded his career with selection to the conference All-West Division Second Team as a first baseman (2003), batting .360 with a .491 on-base percentage.

To qualify for the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, students must carry an overall 3.20 grade-point average and intend to continue academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree. Nominees must have performed with distinction as a varsity team member and represented their institution, on and off the field, in a manner that has brought credit to the student-athlete, the institution and intercollegiate athletics. The competitive scholarship is valued at $6,900.

A complete list of 2002-03 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners can be accessed at the NCAA website, www.ncaa.org.


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