The NAIA has announced the 2010 cross country scholar-athletes. A total of 306 women and 184 men received the award this year. Concordia had three women and six men named as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
Allison Mitchell (Aurora, Neb.), Anna Meyer (Seward, Neb.) and Martha Meineke (Northglenn, Colo.) were recognized for the Concordia women. It is the second year in a row that Mitchell has received the award.
On the men’s side, Dana Schmidt (Grundy Center, Iowa), Scott Schwalenberg (Columbus, Neb.), Adam Birt (Longmont, Colo.), Daniel Klinge (State Center, Iowa), Colin Morrissey (Omaha, Neb.) and Aaron Kortze (Rockford, Ill.) received the honor for the Bulldogs. It’s the second year in a row that Kortze has received the award.
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.