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A&M-C ATHLETES FROM VAN ALSTYNE, MESQUITE HONORED

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COMMERCE, Texas - Two Texas A&M University-Commerce student athletes Logan Kelly of Van Alstyne and Melissa DoRemus of Mesquite are Lone Star Conference Scholar-Athlete Award winners for 2008-09.

Kelly is a track and field athlete and DoRemus plays soccer.

Each academic year, the LSC presents a Scholar-Athlete Award to one male and one female student-athlete at each member university.

These student-athletes are selected as representatives of the outstanding accomplishments in athletics, scholarship and leadership that are displayed on each LSC campus during the year, according to an LSC news release.

To be eligible, student-athletes must have participated at least two years in their sport and must have exhausted their athletic eligibility. The winners from each of the league's 15 member institutions recipients represent nine of the 16 sports that are sponsored by the conference. Basketball had the most Scholar-Athletes with five selections.

The 2008-09 Scholar-Athletes led their respective teams to four conference championships and two LSC division titles.

Texas is home for 12 of the award winners, with eight from Oklahoma, two from New Mexico and one each from Utah, Kentucky, Louisiana, Canada, France, Chile, and Poland.

 

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