The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Wednesday that 397 softball student-athletes have been named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar-Athletes.
Corrine Pearl (SR/Ridgecrest. Calif.) and Courtney Lovelace (JR/Lake Elsinore, Calif.) each were honored for their hard work in the classroom as they garnered the recognition. Pearl graduated this spring with a degree in biology while Lovelace is currently majoring in psychology heading into her senior year.
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 read the NAIA release about the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, click here.