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State Farm honors 18 student-athletes on Good Neighbor Team

April 24, 2012

Photo gallery of honored student-athletes

Photo gallery of ceremony

State Farm recognized 18 Arizona State student-athletes as part of the State Farm Territorial Cup Series Good Neighbor Team this week. Sun Devil Athletics honored the student-athletes on April 23, in the Student-Athlete Carson Center. 

The annual scholarship program recognizes the accomplishments of student-athletes at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University who exemplify the true spirit of the collegiate athlete.

To be eligible for the award, student athletes had to have a 3.0 grade point average and complete community service hours during the school year. Each school has 18 representatives who competed in the State Farm Territorial Cup Series rivalry. These student-athletes are being honored for their achievements in the classroom, on the field and in their community. $20,000 is being donated to the Sun Devil Club by State Farm on behalf of the student athletes who were recognized.

ASU Recipients
Garrett Baker-Slama (MXC)
Stephen Estes (MSwim)
Constance Ezugha (W Indoor T&F)
Beate Jones (Gymnastics)
Kelli Kyle (WSwim)
Ashley Lampley (WT&F)
Trent Lockett (MBB)
Annie Lockwood (Softball)
David Lowe (MGolf)
Deven Marrero (Baseball)
Giulia Molinaro (WGolf)
Haley Parsons (WBB)
Aaron Pflugrad (FB)
Stephanie Preach (VB)
Jamie Sandys (MT&F)
Sianna Simmons (Tennis)
Nicki Stone (Soccer)
Kauren Tarver (WXC)

About Arizona State University Athletics

Arizona State University's athletic department sponsors 21 varsity sports, nine for men and 12 for women. The university is an NCAA Division I member and has been part of the Pacific-10 Conference since 1978. A student body of more than 67,000 is represented by more than 500 student-athletes. Founded in 1885, the school became known as Arizona State University in 1958.

About State Farm Territorial Cup Series
The State Farm Territorial Cup Series is the yearlong rivalry competition between the University of Arizona and Arizona State University.  Points are awarded to the winning team at the conclusion of each 18 rivalry sports competition or series.  The university with the most points at the end of the academic year will earn the right to retain and display the State Farm Territorial Cup Series Trophy for the next year, in addition to holding state bragging rights.  Currently UA leads ASU 8.5-6.5 in their attempt to defend their title.  For more information about the State Farm Territorial Cup Series and the Good Neighbor Team check out and

About State Farm Insurance
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