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Harry, Pavelko Earn 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete Scholarships
Katherine Harry (pictured) and John Pavelko were named the American Eagle Outfitters Institutional Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipients.

Katherine Harry (pictured) and John Pavelko were named the American Eagle Outfitters Institutional Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipients.

Feb. 13, 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I – The BIG EAST Conference has announced its 2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters Institutional Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipients. Katherine Harry and John Pavelko were chosen as the recipients from DePaul. The selection was made by the conference's Academic Affairs Committee.

A senior forward on the women’s basketball team, Harry became the only player in school history to score 1,000 points, grab 1,000 rebounds and have more than 150 blocks.  This season, Harry leads the BIG EAST Conference in rebounding with 10.7 boards and ranks 14th in field goal percentage with .479.  The Columbia, Missouri is a double majoring in journalism and public relations.

John Pavelko has helped the men’s golf team to three -- Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division I Academic National Championships.  The Chanhassen, Minn. native has pair of top 50 finishes and was 59th at the BIG EAST Championship last season.  This season, Pavelko is played 12 rounds and his stroke average stands at 75.75. He is majoring in public Relations and advertising

Thirty student-athletes (one male and one female from each of the BIG EAST's 16 member institutions) have been chosen as institutional winners and will receive $2,000 toward graduate studies. The conference also names male and female American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Basketball Scholar-Athletes of the Year and an American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Providence College cross country and track & field student-athlete Sam Roecker was named the 2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Notre Dame men’s soccer student-athlete Grant Van De Casteele was named the Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Female Scholar-Athlete Awards    
Mackenzie Fields, Cincinnati
Danielle Dakin, Connecticut
Katherine Harry, DePaul
Lindsay Wise, Georgetown
Angelika Uremovich, Louisville
Danielle Carlson, Marquette
Kim Holden, Notre Dame
Jonnique Lawrence, Pittsburgh
Sam Roecker, Providence
Shannon Woeller, Rutgers
Rikka Lovely, St. John’s
Brittany Hammer, Seton Hall
Stephanie Medina, USF
Lauren Penney, Syracuse
Bogdana Mimic, Villanova

2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Male Scholar-Athlete Awards    
Chase Beckman, Cincinnati
Kevin Smith, Connecticut
John Pavelko, DePaul
Benjamin Furcht, Georgetown
Kyle Winter, Marquette    
Grant Van De Casteele, Notre Dame
Adam Maczewski, Pittsburgh
Wilder Arboleda, Providence
Jeff Melillo, Rutgers
Sean Hagan, St. John’s
Jon Prosinski, Seton Hall
Luke Sager, USF    
Ryan Nassib, Syracuse
Michael Kanla, Villanova