Peitz and Royuk earn scholar-athlete honors

Peitz and Royuk earn scholar-athlete honors

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SEWARD, Neb. – Juniors Tracy Peitz and Rachel Royuk represented the Concordia University women’s basketball team on the list of 2013-14 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, released Monday by the NAIA. Peitz and Royuk have received the honor for the first time in their careers.

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.

Peitz, a native of Hartington, Neb., is on a pre-dentistry track and is majoring in biology. Royuk, who hails from Seward, is studying secondary education.

Concordia ranks as the NAIA’s all-time leader in number of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes with 962 and counting. (This figure includes all 41 Concordia scholar-athletes announced for the fall season). During the 2012-13 academic year, Concordia had 71 Scholar-Athletes and 17 NAIA Scholar-Teams.

A total of 243 NAIA Division II women’s basketball student-athletes across the nation were named 2013-14 scholar-athletes by the NAIA.

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Neb., that currently serves over 2,200 students. Concordia offers more than 50 professional and liberal arts programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world.

17 March 2014

Junior Tracy Peitz

Junior Rachel Royuk