Tower Earns C-USA Postgraduate Scholarship
June 16, 2008
Tulsa, Okla.- - Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky named the 11 recipients of the Postgraduate Scholarship Awards today. The University of Tulsa softball player, Lindsey Tower was one of the 11 recipients.
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. Four recipients participated in track & field during their collegiate careers.
Tower, a 2008 TU Ultimate Team Award winner, lettered all four years for the Golden Hurricane, helping lead TU to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances. Playing at second base this season, after being an outfielder most of her career, Tower scored TU's first ever run in an NCAA Regional in 2006. As a senior, she was voted All-Conference USA Second Team as a utility player.
She started in 54 of 55 games this season, including 20 at second base and 34 at designated player. Tower was one of eight TU hitters with over 30 hits, with 33 on the season. In addition to a home run on the year, she also hit seven doubles to go along with 17 RBIs.
Majoring in accounting, Tower was also honored with TU's College of Business Faculty Recognition of Excellence, the College of Business Dean's List and the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll. The Edmond, Okla., native has already been accepted to the MBA program at Tulsa.
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