Netterville earns C-USA Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship

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Courtesy of LA Tech Athletic Communications

 Louisiana Tech’s Steele Netterville was selected as one of 14 recipients for the Conference USA Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship.

Every season, C-USA grants the $4,000 scholarship to distinguished graduates selected by the league’s Faculty Athletics Representatives and approved by the Conference USA Board of Directors.

Netterville graduated in 2021 with a degree in biology with a 3.90 GPA, currently pursuing a second degree in kinesiology and health sciences. He has been accepted into the LSU Health medical school and will enroll in the Fall of 2022.

The Shreveport native is a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American, three-time C-USA All-Academic team selection, a five-time C-USA Academic Medalist, a five-time C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll honoree over his five-year career at Tech.

Netterville finished his outstanding career as the new career leader in doubles. He sits tied for second all-time at LA Tech with 46 home runs and second all-time in RBI with 221. He led LA Tech to the 2021 C-USA West Division Championship and the 2022 C-USA Tournament Championship.

2022 Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients
Rocio Safont, Charlotte, Women’s Tennis
Lily Richman, Florida Atlantic, Beach Volleyball
Madison Lewis, FIU, Softball
Torren Kalaskey, Marshall, Women’s Golf
Gretchen Mead, Middle Tennessee, Softball
Lyric Choice, North Texas, Women’s Track and Field
Steele Netterville, Louisiana Tech, Baseball
John Morton, Old Dominion, Football
Nicole Lennon, Rice, Volleyball
Ta’Quoris ‘TQ’ Newsome, Southern Miss, Football
Brady Greene, UAB, Baseball
Reynaldo Flores, UTEP, Football
Adrian Rodriguez, UTSA, Men’s Basketball
Kenlie Barrett, WKU, Women’s Golf


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