KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande runner Kyle Sanborn is among those named a 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 222 men's cross country student-athletes made the list.
Sanborn is a graduate student from Dover, Ohio.
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.
Taylor (Ind.) led all schools with eight athletes on the list, followed by Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) with six.