Nine student-athletes on the Grace College track and field team have received the NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athlete distinction.
The women’s team had seven honorees, good for third-most in the Crossroads League. Jo Boren, Rachel Fehring, Megan Gast, Victoria Gimben, Alicia Hertzler, Heather House and Alexis Nelson comprised the Lady Lancers’ academic winners.
To receive NAIA Scholar-Athlete distinction, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status. In total, 450 women’s athletes and 287 men’s athletes were named NAIA Scholar-Athletes in 2015.