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