Marsha Harris

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Marsha Harris was the female winner of the 1998 Walter Byers Award, the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest academic honor, in recognition of being the nation's top female scholar-athlete.[1][2] She was a two-time Kodak Division III All-American who scored the winning basket for the New York University Violets women's basketball team in the 1997 NCAA Division III National Championship game resulting in a 72–70 victory over University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. As of 2005 she was the University Athletic Association's all-time leading scorer and she was in her third year as a surgical resident at the New York University School of Medicine.[3]


  1. ^ "Previous Walter Byers Scholars". The National Collegiate Athletic Association. Archived from the original on July 5, 2008. Retrieved January 26, 2008. 
  2. ^ "GRAY, HARRIS RECEIVE BYERS SCHOLARSHIPS". The National Collegiate Athletic Association. April 8, 1998. Archived from the original on February 9, 2005. Retrieved January 26, 2008. 
  3. ^ "New York University Athletics Hall of Fame: 2004 and 2005 Inductees".