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A FIRST!!!-LANA KHAVLINA EARNS AN NCAA POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
UMBC tennis standout Lana Khvalina has become the first student-athlete in school history to receive a scholarship from the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Committee. Ms. Khvalina, who will utilize the $7,500 award to attend law school at the
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Khvalina earned her undergraduate degree in three years with a 4.00 grade-point average in Political Science and was the university’s salutatorian this spring. On the tennis court, she finished her singles career with a record of 62-20 and reached the “B” flight singles final the the Old Point National Bank ITA Invitational last fall. A state finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship, the two-time All Conference honoree competed on two squads which went to the NCAA Championships (2002, 2003).
She also recently earned a 2004 post-graduate scholarship from the Maryland Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.