KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Wednesday that 510 women's softball student-athletes have been named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Softball Scholar-Athletes. USC Beaufort (S.C.) leads the pack with ten individuals making the list. Six institutions have eight individuals on the list this year including Central Methodist (Mo.), Culver-Stockton (Mo.), Graceland (Iowa), Lawrence Tech (Mich.), Madonna (Mich.), and Missouri Valley.
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 junior academic status.
To learn more about the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, click here.
Winners may download a graphic to promote their award on social media by clicking here. When referencing the award, we encourage them to use #NAIAScholar in their posts!