The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced Wednesday that 297 softball student-athletes have been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar-Athletes. Bethel (Tenn.) and William Carey (Miss.) are tied for the most individuals on the list with seven each. Central Methodist (Mo.), Indiana Wesleyan, Midland (Neb.), Spring Arbor (Mich.), and Tennessee Wesleyan are all tied for third-most with six each.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, 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.
The six Lady Bulldogs named as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes are:
Ten Mile, TN
Myakka City, FL
Soddy Daisy, TN