KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Friday that 450 women's indoor and outdoor track & field student-athletes have been named 2014-15 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
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.
Twelve student-athletes from the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) had been named to this honor. They are:
Dakota State (S.D.)
Ashley Currey - Junior - Madison, S.D.
Victoria Sopko - Senior - Forest City, Iowa
Dickinson State (N.D.)
Alysse Charlesworth - Junior - Glendive, Mont.
Mardee Clarke - Senior - Cascade, Mont.
Jessica Dolechek - Senior - Dickinson, N.D.
Jennifer Brandt - Junior - Devils Lake, N.D.
Rachel Perish - Junior - Long Prairie, Minn.
Samantha Goff - Junior - Danvers, Minn.
Ashley Mueller - Senior - Jamestown, N.D.
Taylor Brown - Senior - Cavalier, N.D.
Valley City State (N.D.)
Jenna Coghlan - Junior - Valley City, N.D.
Jessica Meland - Junior - Harvey, N.D.
Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director