Twenty-two Bulldog track and field athletes receive Scholar-Athlete honors

Twenty-two Bulldog track and field athletes receive Scholar-Athlete honors

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Twenty-two Bulldog track and field student-athletes (list below) have been named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the NAIA on Friday. Ten of the 22 honorees are repeat selections from last year’s track and field Scholar-Athletes.

In addition, 10 of the Concordia track and field Scholar-Athletes earned the same honor in the fall for cross country.

Concordia ends the 2012-13 athletics season with a total of 66 Scholar-Athletes. In the history of the prestigious academic honor, no other school has tallied more Scholar-Athletes than Concordia.

In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, 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. A total of 517 NAIA track and field (204 men, 313 women) performers nationally earned Scholar-Athlete recognition.

2013 Concordia track and field Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

  • Stephanie Aurich ● junior ● Mayer, Minn. ● Early Childhood Education
  • Beau Billings ● junior ● Valentine, Neb. ● Marketing
  • Ashlee Brown ● senior ● North Platte, Neb. ● Biology, Chemistry minor/Pre-Veterinar
  • John Cartier ● junior ● Las Vegas, Nev. ● Pre-Law
  • Kellie Fegter ● senior ● Holdredge, Neb. ● Exercise Science
  • Daniel Gibson ● senior ● Grand Island, Neb. ● Secondary Education - Math and Theology
  • Joel Heckmann ● senior ● Sioux Falls, S.D. ● Music/Pre-Sem
  • Paige Hemmer ● junior ● Colman, S.D. ● World and Intercultural Studies
  • Benjamin Hinckfoot ● junior ● Colorado Springs, Colo. ● Secondary Education - History and ESL
  • Jared Hoffman ● senior ● Griswold, Iowa ● Elementary Education
  • Hayden Hohnholt ● junior ● Gillette, Wyo. ● Middle Level Education - Math and Health/Physical Ed.
  • Myria Knapp ● junior ● North Platte, Neb. ● Elementary Education – Special Education
  • Sarah Kortze ● senior ● Rockford, Ill. ● Biology and Physical Science
  • Megan Letts ● junior ● Lakewood, Colo. ● Spanish
  • Andrew Malan ● junior ● Lincoln, Neb. ● Marketing, Journalism, and Graphic Design
  • Colin Morrissey ● senior ● Omaha, Neb. ● Secondary Education
  • Lydia Pomerenke ● junior ● Seward, Neb. ● Secondary Education - ESL/Spanish
  • Jena Schwalenberg ● senior ● Columbus, Neb. ● Elementary Education
  • Timothy von Behren ● junior ● Falls City, Neb. ● Exercise Science
  • Jenean Williams ● junior ● North Mankato, Minn. ● Elementary Education – Early Childhood
  • Shelby Yelden ● junior ● Seward, Neb. ● Middle Level Education
  • Spencer Zysset ● junior ● Hastings, Neb. ● Middle Level Education

24 May 2013