King Awarded Postgraduate Scholarship

April 25, 2008

CINCINNATI -- University of Cincinnati harrier Randy King has been selected as a 2007-08 BIG EAST/Aéropostale Institutional Male Scholar-Athlete award winner, providing him $2,000 toward graduate studies. A winner is selected from each of the 16 BIG EAST institutions with an overall winner earning a $4,000 scholarship.

The selections were made by the BIG EAST's Academic Affairs Committee, who named Pittsburgh diver All-American Jeremy Stultz as the BIG EAST Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

King, competes in distance races for the Bearcats and is a member of the cross country team.

The BIG EAST/Aéropostale Scholar-Athlete Awards were established to recognize student-athletes who have achieved success in the classroom and on the field. Aéropostale sponsors all of the conference's academic awards for graduate or professional school studies and has provided apparel items to all participants at men's and women's BIG EAST Championship events.