FGCU's Stephanie Haas awarded 2016 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship

FGCU's Stephanie Haas awarded 2016 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship

ATLANTA (March 3, 2016) – Stephanie Haas of Florida Gulf Coast University is the recipient of the 2016 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced today.

The $1,000 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, named for and presented by Stoner, a former legal consultant to the WBCA, is presented annually to one female collegiate basketball player who intends to pursue a career in law.

"I am pleased to present Stephanie with the Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. “Stephanie has proven to be an astute student, and a great competitor on the basketball court. Throughout her time at FGCU, she has learned invaluable lessons that will allow her to succeed in her future endeavors.  The WBCA supports her intention of pursuing a law degree and her future work to serve the greater society.”

Haas earned Atlantic Sun Conference Scholar of the Year accolades as a junior and senior, is a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District Honoree and was named to the 2015 Division I-AAA Scholar Athlete Team.

The 5-foot-8 guard sits in third place in program history for games played, as she has seen action in 130 contests for the Eagles.  The Avon Lake, Ohio, native received Most Improved Player in back-to-back seasons as a freshman and sophomore and was selected Atlantic Sun Player of the Week during her sophomore campaign.

Haas currently holds a 3.94 grade point average and is double majoring in criminal justice and psychology.

The Eagles finished the regular season with a record of 26-4 and were undefeated in conference play with a 14-0 record heading into the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

Haas will be formally recognized during the WBCA Convention that is held in conjunction with the NCAA® Women’s Final Four® in Indianapolis.


About the WBCA:
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game in all of its aspects as a sport for women and girls. For more information about the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.