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Ellery Koelker-Wolfe was a SCIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipient
Ellery Koelker-Wolfe was a SCIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipient

Ellery Koelker-Wolfe (CMC '19) Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Former women's basketball player Ellery Koelker-Wolfe, who graduated from Claremont McKenna in 2019 with a perfect 4.0 GPA in biochemistry, earned a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.

Koelker-Wolfe played for the Athenas from 2015-19 and was a part of four SCIAC regular season championships, starting every game her senior season. The Athenas compiled a 58-6 conference record in that span, and advanced to two NCAA Tournaments. Koelker-Wolfe was named to the SCIAC All-Academic Team all four seasons, and was a SCIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipient as a senior. 

The NCAA awards up to 126 postgraduate scholarships annually to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition. The one-time non-renewable scholarships of $10,000 are awarded three times a year corresponding to each sport season (fall, winter and spring).  Each sports season there are 21 scholarships available for men and 21 scholarships available for women for use in an accredited graduate program.

All former student-athletes who earned an undergraduate degree from an NCAA member school are eligible to be nominated by that school for an NCAA graduate degree scholarship, regardless of when they received it. 

Koelker-Wolfe, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, is currently attending Harvard Medical School and has previously served as a research assistant at the City of Hope Medical Center. 

Click play below to watch a video feature of Ellery Koelker-Wolfe from her senior season.