NAIA Scholar-Teams Announced

NAIA Scholar-Teams Announced

(Monday, July 24; Sioux Center, Iowa) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 1,658 programs have been named 2016-17 NAIA Scholar-Teams.

17 Dordt College athletic teams met the qualifying standard for the NAIA Team-Scholar Program.  Teams must maintain at least a 3.00 grade point average for the school year to be considered scholar-teams by the NAIA.

The Defender women’s basketball team had a 3.62 grade point average for the past school year and had the highest grade point average of the Dordt teams receiving the honor.

Dordt’s 2016-17 scholar-teams:

Women’s Cross Country 3.45

Women’s Volleyball   3.59

Women’s Indoor Track and Field 3.41

Women’s Outdoor Track and Field 3.41

Softball 3.43

Women’s Basketball 3.62

Women’s Soccer 3.55

Competitive Cheer and Dance 3.21

Women’s Golf  3.38

Men’s Cross Country 3.34

Men’s Basketball 3.37

Men’s Soccer  3.24

Men’s Golf 3.15

Men’s Indoor Track and Field 3.33

Men’s Outdoor Track and Field 3.33

Baseball 3.18

Men’s Volleyball  3.22