Thursday, April 30, 2009

Bradford a Finalist for Ashe Sports Scholar Award

Oklahoma Sooner Football Articles and Notes

Sooners' Bradford and Paris honored for scholarly and athletics achievements: Oklahoma's Sam Bradford and Ashley Paris were among the finalists named for the 2009 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award. Ten male and female student-athletes were announced as finalists. The winners will be announced in the May 28, 2009, edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Nominees must have compete in intercollegiate athletics, maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 and be active on their campuses or in their communities. Approximately 600 male and female student-athletes were nominated for the awards this year. The Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award was established in 1992 to honor minority undergraduate students who exemplify the standards of tennis great Arthur Ashe Jr. (SoonerSports PR)
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