Mo. – The 2015-16 National Association of
Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Scholar Teams were released Friday, July 15,
by the NAIA national office.
a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum
3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The
team grade point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
of eight Carlow University teams earned this distinction. Carlow led the River
States Conference (RSC) with the highest percentage of its teams making the
Celtics were led by the softball team, with a 3.45 team GPA. Other Carlow teams honored were women’s soccer
(3.40), women’s basketball (3.39), volleyball (3.36), men’s cross country
(3.29), women’s cross country (3.22) and women’s tennis (3.06).
In all, there
were 1,590 NAIA Scholar Teams named across the country. The Missouri
Baptist women's golf team led the nation with a 3.95 GPA.Point Park University led
the RSC in total number of NAIA Scholar Teams, with nine.
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@carlowceltics and Instagram @carlowceltics.