WACO, TEXAS (July 18, 2017) – During the 2015-2016 academic year, Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) set a new school record with 96 student athletes earning Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Scholar Athlete honors. This past season, 2016-2017, OLLU broke that record to secure 105 student athletes garnered RRAC Scholar Athlete recognition.
Not only was it a record year for the Saints, but it was also a record year for the conference. The conference recognized 909 student athletes from throughout the conference surpassing the 2015-2016 season that listed 763 scholar athletes.
The Saints won the GPA award with a total of 67 scholar athletes during the 2009-2010 season. In 2010-2011, there was a total of 52 scholar athletes, and in 2011-2012, 49. During the 2012-2013 season, the Saints had 82 scholar athletes, and in 2013-2014, OLLU recorded 83.
Of OLLU's 105 student athletes honored, 16 earned a 4.0; 39 earned between a 3.5-3.99 GPA; and 50 earned between a 3.0-3.49 GPA. Below is a complete list of the 2016-2017 OLLU Scholar Athletes:
|Men's Cross Country|
|Women's Cross Country|
|Women's Track and Field|
|Men's Track and Field|
Angel De la Garza
Igor Nunes do Nascimento
Juan Carlos Vasquez