Oskaloosa–Three members of the William Penn football team were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Football Scholar-Athletes Monday.
Jake De Hamer (Sr., Des Moines, Iowa, Physical Education), with a 3.72 Grade Point Average, Cooper Gosch (So., Reeds Springs, Okla., Education), with a 3.67 GPA, and Derek Robinson (Jr., Jenks, Okla., Communications), with a 3.63 GPA, were all recognized. All three are first-time recipients.
To be eligible for the award, athletes must be of at least junior academic standing, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, and have attended the nominating institution for at least one full academic year.
For the complete list of all the NAIA Football Scholar-Athletes, go to http://www.naia.org/fls/27900/1NAIA/SportsInfo/scholar-athletes/2016/2016_Football%20Scholar-Athlete%20Nominees.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=27900
Story provided by Wade Steinlage