VANCOUVER, WASH. (Nov. 16, 2012) -- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that 317 women's cross country student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. For the second year in a row, Our Lady of the Lake University's Brandis Hurt has made the list.
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.
To learn more about the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award, click here.
2012 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete - PDF
Hurt is a senior from Lincoln, Neb. Last year, she received Red River Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete honors, as well as recognition as a Capital One Academic All-District honoree. She will graduate this year with a major in education.
The NAIA Champions of Character program aims to instill five core values in NAIA athletes, coaches: respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship. Our Lady of the Lake University shares and supports these values and strives to promote the Champions of Character program by working with students, coaches through our Champions of Character educational program. For more information on the Champions of Character program, click on the logo below: www.championsofcharacter.org.