Concordia men's soccer lands four on scholar-athlete list

By on Dec. 6, 2013 in Men's Soccer

Concordia men’s soccer lands four on scholar-athlete list

View complete list of NAIA men’s soccer Scholar-Athletes

SEWARD, Neb. – Two seniors and two juniors represented Concordia men’s soccer on the list of 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the NAIA on Friday. Seniors Nathan Douglas and Skylar Lewis are repeat selections while juniors Brendan Buchanan and Dane Stahr receive scholar-athlete recognition 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.

Douglas, a native of Winnipeg, Canada, was also a 2013 Capital One Academic All-American®. He is a two-time academic All-American and a two-time scholar-athlete.

Concordia ranks as the NAIA’s all-time leader in number of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes with 953 and counting. (This figure includes all 22 Concordia scholar-athletes announced on Friday. During the 2012-13 academic year, Concordia had 71 Scholar-Athletes and 17 NAIA Scholar-Teams.

A total of 355 men’s soccer student-athletes across the nation were named 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.

2013 Concordia men’s soccer scholar-athletes

  • Brendan Buchanan, Jr. | Broomfield, Colo. | Secondary Education
  • Nathan Douglas, Sr. | Winnipeg, Canada | Physics (Math minor)
  • Skylar Lewis, Sr. | Adel, Iowa | Sports Management/Business Administration
  • Dane Stahr, Jr. | Lincoln, Neb. | Graphic Design