Eight Spring Hill Teams Win Scholar Team Awards

Wed, 07/28/2010 (All day)

July 28, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recognized eight Spring Hill College athletic teams with its annual Scholar Team Award.

Recognized for their academic achievements during the 2009-10 school year, this marks the third consecutive year that over half of the intercollegiate sports teams at SHC have received the prestigious award.

The women’s cross country team stood atop the Badgers’ GPA standings for the second year in a row with a combined 3.43. Other team qualifiers for the honor were women’s soccer that earned a 3.41, women’s tennis at 3.37, volleyball with 3.34, men’s tennis at 3.15, men’s golf with 3.14, women’s golf at 3.07 and men’s cross country at 3.06.

For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award, they must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution.  The team grade point average must include all varsity athletes certified as eligible.

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