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Wright Awarded Prestigious NCAA Scholarship

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July 10, 2012

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July 10, 2012

by Peyton Low

UT Tyler men's tennis standout Kevin Wright was among just a handful of male student-athletes across the country to be awarded an elite NCAA spring sports postgraduate scholarship, the association has announced.

In all, 29 male and 29 female spring sports student-athletes each receive $7,500. Similar awards are given each year to fall and spring student-athletes, totaling just 174 individual winners each year. More...