posted on November 30, 2012 22:51
SIOUX CITY, Iowa-- The University of Mobile volleyball team had two players named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes, as announced by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Lindsay Taylor and Tayler Houseknecht made the list for Mobile, while the NAIA had 408 volleyball student-athletes honored overall.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, 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.
Taylor, a junior defensive specialist from Pinson, Ala., played in 26 matches for the Lady Rams finishing with 23 aces and 53 digs.
Houseknecht, a junior right side from Mobile, Ala., played in 35 matches, finishing with 144 kills and 55 blocks.