INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The NCAA recently released its spring Postgraduate Scholarships and Denison Men’s Lacrosse senior Thomas McMaster (Novi, MI/Novi) represented the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) as a recipient of the award.
The NCAA awards scholarships of $10,000 each year to student-athletes who have excelled academically and athletically and are in the final season of intercollegiate varsity athletic competition. The student must carry a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, be a distinct member of a varsity team, intend to enroll in a graduate degree program and be an outstanding citizen.
McMaster graduated from Denison in May with a B.A. in History and plans to study medicine at the University of Toledo. He was a three-year member of the NCAC Academic Honor Roll and was honored as a President Medalist at Denison while also receiving the Dr. Larry Schneider award, which goes to the highest-ranking male varsity scholar-athlete at Denison.
A four-year member of the Big Red Lacrosse team, McMaster played in 63 career games, collecting 48 ground balls, 27 caused turnovers and scored three goals. He also helped Denison compile three NCAC championships, four NCAC Tournament titles and four NCAA Tournament berths.
McMaster joins Kenyon senior swimming & diving student-athletes Brooks McCoy (Greenville, SC/St. Joseph’s), Hannah Orbach-Mandel (Tucson, AZ/Catalina Foothills) and Abby Wilson (Westerville, OH/Columbus Academy), along with Ohio Wesleyan Men’s Soccer senior Nicholas Norman (Cincinnati, OH/Oak Hills) and DePauw Volleyball senior Suzanne Peters (Fort Wayne, IN/Homestead), as recipients of NCAA scholarships this season. In total, 182 conference student-athletes, 97 men and 85 women, have received NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships since 1984.