Portland's Andreas Gahlmann Awarded WCC Post-Graduate Scholarship
June 10, 2005
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference is proud to announce University of Portland's Andreas Gahlmann as the winner of the 2005 WCC Post-Graduate Scholarship award, as announced by Commissioner Michael Gilleran. Santa Clara University's Robin Bell was also a winner of the 2005 WCC Post-Graduate Scholarship.
Gahlmann graduated from the University of Portland with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry and a minor in Mathematics. Gahlmann's cumulative GPA was an impressive 3.77. In 2005, Gahlmann was named to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete team. In addition, Gahlmann is a two-time WCC All-Academic member and was named to the Dean's List all four years at Portland. In 2004, Gahlmann earned UP's William Wilson Chemistry Award. Gahlmann played in 68 games, starting 46 of them, earning three varsity letters while on the Bluff. This past season, Gahlmann started 29 of the Pilots' 30 games, helping Portland to its best record since the 1995-96 season. Gahlmann will be attending Cal Tech in the Fall of 2005.
Committed to promoting the educational experience and academic achievements of its student-athletes, the WCC provides one male and one female student-athlete with a scholarship to assist them in their graduate school or professional school education. Candidates must own a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate a significant athletic contribution on the varsity athletic level in a WCC sponsored sport and participate in a WCC sport for a minimum of two years. In addition, candidates must have a record of participating in campus or community activities, completed their athletic eligibility, and competed in intercollegiate athletics in the academic year in which they are nominated.