Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two member of the University of Rio Grande women's cross country team were among the 210 student-athletes recently recognized by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes.
Juniors Alex Ellis (Ona, WV) and Katie Glover (Ashville, OH) represented the RedStorm on the list. Ellis is a Marketing and Business Management major, while Glover is majoring in Accounting with a minor in Marketing.
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 a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.
Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) lead all schools with 11 athletes on the list.