St. Louis, Mo., July 23, 2018 – Washington University in St. Louis fans will have a chance to vote online during the Fourth Annual NCAA Elite 90 contest, which begins on Monday, July 23, at 9 a.m.
Junior men's cross country and track and field student-athlete Nick Matteucci and junior men's tennis player Bernardo Neves join the 88 other winners of the NCAA's Elite 90 Award, presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average at the final site for each of the NCAA's 90 championships.
Fans can vote once per day until Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. At that time, the individual with the highest number of votes wins. The winner will be celebrated on NCAA social media accounts Friday, July 27.
Matteucci has a 4.0 grade point average while studying chemical engineering. He is the first WashU men's track & field student-athlete in school history to earn the award.
Neves has a 3.99 grade point average while majoring in mechanical engineering and computer science. He is the third WashU men's tennis student-athlete to earn the award joining Isaac Stein (2010) and Tim Noack (2013).
WashU has an NCAA Division III leading 11 selections since the program's inception in 2009-10.
The link to vote is: http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/media-center/honoring-achievement-and-field. Fans can vote once per computer per day.