Steven Segerlin Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Segerlin receives a $7,500 award from the NCAA.
May 3, 2007
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn senior diver Steven Segerlin has been named by the NCAA as one of 29 male student-athletes who participated in Division I, II or III winter sports to receive a $7,500 postgraduate scholarship award from the NCAA. Segerlin was nominated as a member of the Auburn swimming and diving team.
To qualify for an NCAA postgraduate scholarship, a student-athlete must have an overall grade-point average of 3.200 (on a 4.000 scale) or its equivalent and must have performed with distinction as a member of the varsity team in the sport in which the student-athlete was nominated. The student-athlete also must intend to continue academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree as a full-time or part-time graduate student.
Segerlin, a senior from Webster, N.Y., has earned a 3.21 grade point average, with a major in Building Science. He has been a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll, a two-time Auburn University Academic Top Tiger and an Academic All-America selection. He is a member of the National Merit Honors Society, the ODK/Mortar Board Honors Society and the Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society. He was a representative to the 2006 NCAA Leadership Conference and was a recipient of the 2006 William H. Hunt Building Science Scholarship. He will enter Auburn's MBA program in the fall.
Segerlin was named the 2007 NCAA Diver of the Year after winning the 3-meter competition and repeating as platform champion while placing third on the 1-meter board at the 2007 NCAA Championships. He also became just the third male ever to win the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform titles at an SEC Championship meet in 2007 and set an SEC record on the 3-meter and platform.
Segerlin is the 2006-07 president of Auburn's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee where he has created and implemented new programs for student-athletes in the All-Auburn, All-Athletes Program.