Four Mustangs harriers receive academic honor

Nov 25, 2014 • Athletics

Four members of Morningside College’s men’s and women’s cross country teams were named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

They are:

Eric Koithan, a senior from Mapleton, Iowa, who has a 3.82 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with a major in elementary education.

Elizabeth Kube, a junior from Crofton, Neb., who has a 3.93 cumulative GPA with a major in business administration.

Tasha Lechtenberg, a junior from O’Neill, Neb., who has a 3.78 cumulative GPA with majors in English teaching and special education.

Jay Welp, a senior from Conrad, Iowa, who has a 3.69 cumulative GPA with a major in science teaching.

Koithan and Welp also received the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award as juniors.

Student-athletes must be of at least junior academic status and have a minimum GPA of 3.50 in order to be eligible for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

Click here for the complete list of 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athletes.

Click here for the complete list of 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athletes.