CJ Krimbill playing tennis

Recent graduate and tennis player CJ Krimbill receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

KrimbillRecent graduate and tennis player CJ Krimbill was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for his stellar academic and athletic accomplishments.

Krimbill is one of three Spartans to receive the honor during the last academic year; the others were Dayton Snyder (football) and Nicholas Heim (indoor track and field). This marks the only time CWRU has had three athletes receive the scholarship in a single year.

Krimbill was the first-ever CWRU men’s tennis player to win the award. He is the 24th overall recipient of the award in CWRU athletics history.

Last season, Krimbill and Louis Stuerke reached the semifinals of the of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championships, ending the year ranked third in Division III. In the singles draw, he made it to the round of 16 and ended the season ranked 11th in the Oracle/ITA National Poll.

Krimbill left his name in the record books at CWRU, setting school single season records for singles and doubles wins during the year, going 30-6 individually and 33-6 in doubles play.

Krimbill, an engineering major, graduated with a 3.94 cumulative grade point average. He received many athletic honors throughout his time at CWRU for his academics.

The Postgraduate Scholarship is given to 174 athletes annually—87 for men and 87 for women.

Read more about Krimbill’s accomplishments at athletics.case.edu/sports/mten/2015-16/releases/20160714n87hon.