Bailey Mosier Nominated For USA TODAY's College Academic Team

February 12, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 12, 2008

NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion University senior woman's golfer Bailey Mosier (Las Vegas, NV). is one of two students to be considered for the 2008 USA TODAY All- USA College Academic Team. Mosier, a communications major joins Gordon Tolson, Jr., a senior graphic major as ODU's nominees.

USA TODAY will select 20 students out of the national pool of applicants for its First team, which will be announced Feb. 14. The winners named to the first team will receive a $2,500 cash award and be featured in USA TODAY as representatives of all outstanding undergraduates. Forty more students will be named to second and third teams.

The award honors full-time undergraduates who not only excel in scholarship but also extend their intellectual abilities beyond the classroom to benefit society. Criteria include grades, academic rigor, leadership, activities and more. These criteria Were developed in conjunction with newspaper and the following organizations: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Council for Advancement and Support Education and American Council on Education.

This past fall, Mosier, one of the team co-captains tied for 19th at the Lady Monarch Invitational.