Mosgrove & Busch Claim UMass Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
April 5, 2011
AMHERST, Mass. - Senior Cerie Mosgrove of the women's basketball team and senior Sean Busch of the men's track & field squad have been named the 2011 UMass Winter Scholar-Athletes, it was announced on Tuesday. The duo will be honored at the UMass Sports Luncheon this Wednesday, Apr. 6, at Room 1009 of the Campus Center at 12:15 p.m.
Mosgrove led the nation in three-point percentage this season, finishing her senior campaign 78-of-157 from beyond the arc for a 49.7% clip, and recently won the National Women's 3-Point Shooting Championship in Houston, Texas. She set UMass records for threes made, three-point percentage and free throw percentage (.864) in 2010-2011 and ranks third all-time for career three-point field goals made (171) and career three-point percentage (.390). The guard/forward set career highs in every statistical category in her final campaign with the Minutewomen, including points (408) and rebounds (195). She finished second on the squad in scoring (14.4 ppg) and rebounding average (6.5 rpg). In her four-year career at UMass, Mosgrove totaled 758 points and 336 rebounds.
Slated to graduate this spring with a degree in Sport Management, Mosgrove boasts a 3.22 grade-point average.
Busch repeats as UMass Winter Scholar-Athlete after earning the honor in 2010. The two-time member of the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference squad was tabbed the A-10 Men's Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year this indoor season and was a 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I first team honoree, as well. He holds a 3.70 grade-point average as an Electrical Engineering major.
Busch set the school indoor pole vault record (16-00.75) this winter en-route to his second straight Atlantic title in the event after winning both the indoor and outdoor A-10 pole vault titles as a junior in 2010. Heading into his final outdoor season, Busch ranks second in UMass history with a mark of 15-9 in the pole vault and was a past qualifier for both the New England and IC4a meets.
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