Courtesy of the NCAA
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Brown field hockey and lacrosse star Lisa Caputo named one of six former student-athletes as recipients of the 2011 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award that annually recognizes distinguished individuals on the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of their college athletics careers.
Caputo joins a group that includes Teresa Edwards, Joe Girardi, Tim Green, Bo Jackson and Scott Verplank. Winners will accept their awards at the 2011 NCAA Convention.
Caputo currently serves as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Citi and is founder, chair and CEO of Citi’s Women & Co., an organization designed to address the unique financial needs of women. Previously, Caputo served as deputy assistant to the President of the United States, press secretary to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and chief spokesperson for the First Family. She is a regular TV commentator. Caputo was a member of Brown’s 1984 Ivy League champion field hockey team and received a graduate degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, graduating with a 4.0 grade-point average.