Five Bulldog softball players named Scholar-Athletes
Five Concordia softball student-athletes have earned the prestigious distinction as 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the NAIA on Wednesday. Both seniors Angela Harstad and Nicole Mapes have received the honor for the second-straight year. Juniors Amanda Baldwin, Amanda Beeson and Allyson Porath are first-time honorees.
2013 Concordia softball Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:
- Amanda Baldwin, junior, Wilber, Neb., Pre-Nursing
- Amanda Beeson, junior, Waverly, Neb., Pre-Veterinary; Biology minor
- Angela Harstad, senior, Lewiston, Minn., Secondary Education – Social Sciences
- Nicole Mapes, senior, Greeley, Colo., Biology; Pre-Physical Therapy
- Allyson Porath, junior, Malcolm, Neb., Early Childhood/Elementary Education
With the five softball Scholar-Athletes, Concordia ends the 2012-13 season with a total of 71 Scholar-Athletes. Bulldog athletics holds the NAIA record for most Scholar-Athletes all-time.
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 286 NAIA softball players nationally were named 2013 Scholar-Athletes.
29 May 2013