Four Softball Players Named NAIA Scholar-Athlete
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The NAIA has announced that 308 softball student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Asbury placed four on the list, seniors Mary Ann Warford and Jessica Huston and juniors Maris Harreld and Kelsey Robinson. They are the first Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes since the sport was brought back for the 2009 season.
Warford has already been named the school’s first CoSIDA Capitol One Academic All-American as well as NCCAA All-American and KIAC Player of the Year. Harreld was also selected to the KIAC All-Conference team.
Asbury finished the season 24-28, tying the school record for wins, and second place in the KIAC. The Eagles made a run in the KIAC Tournament but eventually lost to Indiana Southeast in the championship game.
In order to be nominated, 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.