Bluejays named scholar-athletes

Nine Tabor College athletes have received recognition as 2016 Daktronics- NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Qualification for nomination include being an academic junior with a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

Football—Three members of the 8-3 Bluejay football team received recognition.

Seniors Spencer Baalman and Michael Griffin and junior Mike Andrews represent the Bluejays on the 325-person list.

Twenty-six student-athletes from the KCAC were represented, with Friends placing eight on the list. Kansas Wesleyan and Saint Mary each had four represented. Tabor and Sterling had three each, Southwestern two, and McPherson and Ottawa one each.

Volleyball—Six members of Tabor’s 26-12 volleyball team earned recognition: seniors Kim Hockley, Amy Horner and Tena Loewen, and juniors Brooke Holloway, Sydney Peitz and Megan Voth.

Forty-nine student-athletes from the KCAC were represented, with Friends placing seven on the list. Tabor and Kansas Wesleyan each had six.

In all, 481 student-athletes made the list.

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