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NCAA.com | April 3, 2016

Oregon State's Ruth Hamblin named Elite 90 award winner for DI Women's Basketball

  Ruth Hamblin currently carries a 3.85 GPA, earning her the Elite 90 Award for DI Women's Basketball.

INDIANAPOLIS---Ruth Hamblin, a senior at Oregon State University, is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship.

The Elite 90 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s championships.

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Hamblin, majoring in mechanical engineering, currently carries a 3.85 GPA. She was presented with the award Sunday evening during the women’s basketball national semifinal games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

All GPAs are based on a straight grading scale to ensure consistency among institutions. All ties are broken by the number of credits completed.

Eligible student-athletes are sophomores or above who have participated in their sport for at least two years with their school. They must be an active member of the team, traveling and competing at the championship.

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