Following an incredibly successful career as a student-athlete at Columbia, the accolades continue to roll in for former fencing standout Jeff Spear. Earning one of the top honors presented by the NCAA, Spear became the first Columbia student-athlete to receive the NCAA's Today's Top VIII Award.
The Today's Top VIII Award recognizes student-athletes who will have completed their athletics eligibility for their success on the fields and courts, in the classroom and in the community. They will receive their award at the NCAA Honors Celebration on Jan. 14 at the 2011 NCAA Convention in San Antonio. The honorees are selected by the NCAA Honors Committee, which is composed of athletics administrators at member institutions and nationally distinguished citizens who are former student-athletes ... more>