February 17, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State senior softball player Stacy Venable has been chosen a receipient of the 1999 Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship. Venable is one of 16 senior student-athletes in the Atlantic Coast Conference to receive the award.
The award is in honor of the three past ACC commissioners, Jim Weaver, Gene Corrigan and Bob James. Student-athletes are chosen on their exceptional performance in the classroom and in their individual sports as well as their conduct and excellence in the community. Each student receives $5,000 to use towards graduate education and must have intentions of continuing academic work as full-time graduate students.
Venable, a right-handed pitcher for the Lady Seminole softball team, will complete her second year with FSU this season after transferring from NE Oklahoma A&M Junior College. She was named the Most Valuable Player at the 1998 ACC Tournament after pitching two shutouts and recording a 3-0 record in the tournament. Venable holds a 3.52 GPA and is majoring in Nutrition and Fitness.