Concordia honored with seven football Scholar-Athletes

Concordia honored with seven football Scholar-Athletes

NAIA Release

Seven additional Bulldog student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes with the release coming from the NAIA on Tuesday. Representing Concordia on the list of football Scholar-Athletes are Alex Callan, Mitchell Cherney, Bobby Cody, Dylan Heithoff, Thomas Malander, Bradley Schick and Spencer Zysset. Concordia concludes the fall with a total of 33 Scholar-Athletes.

Cherney, a junior offensive lineman from Burnsville, Minn., also was recently named a Capital One Academic All-District selection among schools in the College Division.

The NAIA announced that 259 football student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Cumberland (Tenn.) leads all institutions with 16 individuals on the list.

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 qualify for this honor.

Concordia football student-athletes named Scholar-Athletes

  • Alex Callan, Sr., Wahoo, Neb.
  • Mitchell Cherney, Jr., Burnsville, Minn.
  • Bobby Cody, Sr., Alamosa, Colo.
  • Dylan Heithoff, Jr., Elgin, Neb.
  • Thomas Malander, Sr., Fullerton, Neb.
  • Bradley Schick, Jr., Battle Creek, Neb.
  • Spencer Zysset, So., Hastings, Neb.

11 December 2012