By Nikki Sherrill, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday that 286 Division II women's basketball student-athletes have been named 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Davenport (Mich.) and Oklahoma Wesleyan led all schools with eight students earning the honor.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.
To learn more about the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award, click here.
To view the entire list, click here.
Alex Edwards (SR/Crete, NE) is currently holding a 3.85 GPA and is majoring in Elementary Education
Holly Hild (JR/Omaha, NE) is currently holding a 3.99 GPA and is majoring in Chemistry
Rachel Jelden (JR/Holdrege, NE) is currently holding a 3.74 GPA and is majoring in Mathematics
Jordan Johnson (JR/Fairbury, NE) is currently holding a 3.74 GPA and is majoring in Biology and minoring in Music