Amy Lee, C’16, and Lindsey Liles, C’16, have been named Sewanee’s 33rd and 34th NCAA Postgraduate Scholars. The prestigious scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are in their final year of intercollegiate athletic competition.
Amy Lee was a multiple sport student-athlete at Sewanee. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology. She was a multiple USTFCCCA Academic All-American and a four-time Southern Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll member. Lee earned letters in cross country, swimming, and track and field. On the cross country course, she was a four-time All-SAA runner and a two-time NCAA All-Region performer. In track, Lee was a two-time All-SAA honoree.
Over her tennis career at Sewanee, Lindsey Liles embodied the definition of an NCAA Division III student-athlete, graduating summa cum laude in biology and English. Earlier this summer, Liles also became Sewanee's third College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American. She was the 2016 Southern Athletic Association Women's Tennis Player of the Year, and was an ITA All-American in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
With 34 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients, Sewanee ranks among the nation's leading institutions in any NCAA division. Seven Tigers have been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship since 2013.
Created in 1964, NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships promote and encourage education by rewarding the Association's most accomplished student-athletes. There are 29 male and 29 female student-athletes honored.