Bissett Honored with Atlantic 10 Sporting Award

Callum Bissett of the men’s soccer team was honored with the 2008 Atlantic 10 Sporting Award presented annually to a student-athlete who exemplifies good sportsmanship. The native of Pencaitland, Scotland, maintained a 3.2 grade-point average while majoring in international business. He graduated early (December 2007) after studying at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Bissett has served as a clinician for South County Youth Soccer, Rams FC, and Rhode Island Stingrays Youth Camps, and participated in the Rhody Life Skills Reading Program. He volunteered at URI’s Child Development Center and coached soccer for the Project Goal Inner City Youth Soccer Program. Bissett is the second Ram to receive the A-10 Sporting Award; women’s track & field student-athlete Courtney Klenk was recognized in 2006.