June 16, 2008
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Southern Miss Men's Track and Field athlete, Cornelius Duncan, was named one of 11 recipients of a Conference USA Postgraduate Scholarship, league commissioner Britton Banowsky announced Monday.
The conference annually presents the $4,000 Postgraduate Scholarship awards to graduates as selected by the Faculty Athletics Representatives and approved by the Board of Directors.
Duncan, who won the 400-meter title at the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championship, swept both the C-USA Indoor and Outdoor titles in 2007, while earning NCAA All-American status in the 400-meters.
The Birmingham, Ala., native was a four-year letterwinner in both indoor and outdoor track and is scheduled to graduate in December and plans to pursue a master's degree in coaching education at his alma mater.
2007-08 POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:
Geoffrey Handsfield, East Carolina, Men's Swimming
Britani Keeney, Marshall, Women's Track & Field
Neil Schenk, Memphis, Baseball
Marissa Daniels, Rice, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Andrea Kvetova, SMU, Women's Track & Field
Cornelius Duncan, Southern Miss, Men's Track & Field
Megan Weinlein, Tulane, Women's Soccer
Lindsey Tower, Tulsa, Softball
Jill Porto, UAB, Women's Soccer
Shelly Frick, UCF, Softball
Jami Tullius, UTEP, Women's Soccer