April 07, 2014

Good things for good people

Erica Payne was honored at Bridgestone arena yesterday as the recipient of the NCAA Elite 89 award, which recognizes the student athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average who has reached the competition at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 89 men's and women's championships across its three divisions.

Erica, who is majoring in science, technology and society has a grade point average of 3.515.

Mike DiMauro (The Connecticut Day() issues a light-hearted welcome to Chiney on behalf of her probable next team, the Connecticut Sun: This 'nerd' would fit perfectly with Sun


Anonymous said...

Congratulations Erica.

Anonymous said...

Great for Erica! She is such a big part of the team from giving the motivational speech at the beginning of the games to coming in when asked with energy and tough D. Exceptional young lady!