Seven Earn Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete Honor

Siloam Springs, Ark. (December 8, 2008) — The NAIA has announced the 2008 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes lists for men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball. Of the 934 student-athletes making the list from over 100 schools across the country, seven were from JBU.

For men’s soccer, juniors Ryan Helmer and Justin Thompson earned the honor. And for women’s soccer, junior Jodi Knack and senior Stacie Burley were named to the list.

Volleyball had juniors Suzie Schult and Christi Newton and senior Laurae Marty make their respective list.

Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.