Fifteen of Morningside’s athletic teams received the NAIA’s Scholar-Team distinction for 2014-15.

Fifteen of Morningside College’s athletic teams were awarded the distinction of Scholar-Team from the NAIA for the 2014-15 academic year.

For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale as defined by the institution. The team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.

The Mustangs’ women’s tennis team led the way with a 3.52 team GPA.

Morningside’s other NAIA Scholar-Teams and their GPAs are:

Women’s Indoor Track & Field, 3.49
Women’s Golf, 3.44
Women’s Cross Country, 3.43
Softball, 3.41
Women’s Outdoor Track & Field, 3.37
Men’s Cross Country, 3.33
Women’s Basketball, 3.31
Women’s Soccer, 3.31
Men’s Indoor Track & Field, 3.28
Men’s Tennis, 3.22
Women’s Swimming, 3.19
Men’s Basketball, 3.15
Men’s Outdoor Track & Field, 3.12
Women’s Volleyball, 3.09

Click here for a complete list of the 2014-15 NAIA Scholar-Teams.