PISCATAWAY, N.J. (August 5, 2012) – Former Scarlet Knight Rashmi Singh (Flemington, N.J.) was named the American Athletic Conference’s Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award winner for women’s cross country for the 2013 season.
Winners were chosen by the conference’s academic affairs committee and are given to student-athletes in each American Athletic Conference sponsored sport based on academic credentials, athletic accolades and performances and volunteer service given to the community. Student-athletes who have attained junior academic standing and a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 are eligible.
Singh, who graduated in May with a major in English and minor in environmental policy, was awarded a Fulbright Grant earlier this year and will be traveling to Malaysia this fall. Fulbright Grants are designed to give recent higher education degree recipients opportunities for personal development and international experience in nearly 150 countries and provides 8,000 grants annually to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university lecturing and classroom teaching.
In her final season as a Scarlet Knight last fall, Singh was a top 30 finisher at the American Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships and helped RU to a 16th place finish at the 2013 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.
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