June 26, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Each year, the NCAA awards just 174 postgraduate scholarships to deserving student-athletes who plan to continue their studies after concluding their collegiate athletic careers. Former UCF rowing standout Krystina Sarff was one of the few student-athletes nationally who were recognized for their achievements by the NCAA, as she was recently awarded with a $7,500 scholarship.
A 2008 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Pocock All-America First Team selection, Sarff concluded her career with the Knights in the spring. She is currently training with the United States Senior National Team.
To qualify for an NCAA postgraduate scholarship, a student-athlete must have an overall grade-point average of 3.200 and must have performed with distinction as a member of their varsity team. Student-athletes are nominated by their school's faculty athletics representative.
In the spring, Sarff was one of eight Knights who earned CRCA National Scholar-Athlete recognition. She is enrolled at UCF in graduate school as a rhetoric and composition major.
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