SEWARD, Neb. – For the second-straight season, both Jenelle Hallaert and Melissa McIntosh represent the Concordia University women’s golf team with Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition, as announced by the NAIA on Thursday.
Both Hallaert and McIntosh graduated this May. Hallaert, a native of Omaha, earned her degrees in art therapy and psychology. McIntosh, who hails from Lincoln, majored in elementary education.
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. A total of 129 women’s golf student-athletes across the nation were named scholar-athletes by the NAIA.
Concordia University ranks as the NAIA’s all-time leader in number of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes with 1,068 and counting. The 2014-15 season has produced 48 Bulldog scholar-athletes. During the 2013-14 academic year, Concordia garnered 101 Scholar-Athlete honorees (most in the NAIA) and 17 NAIA Scholar-Teams (tied for fourth nationally).
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.