LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Alex West and Dylan Schwartz and juniors Tosin Abudiore, Markus Skraastad, Bennet Strutz and Jake Yarbro were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday during the national championships in Delray Beach, Fla.
Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award. A total of 492 student-athletes were named from around the country.
Schwartz holds a 3.98 GPA in Health and Human Performance while Abudiore carries a 3.80 in Humanities and Social Science and West posts a 3.79 in Athletic Training. Skraastad has a 3.55 in Business Administration and Strutz (Health and Human Performance) and Yarbro (Biochemistry) both hold a 3.54 GPA.
2017 Daktronics-NAIA Men's Soccer Scholar-Athletes
Tosin Abudiore – 3.80, Humanities and Social Science
Dylan Schwartz – 3.98, Health and Human Performance
Markus Skraastad – 3.55, Business Administration
Bennet Strutz – 3.54, Health and Human Performance
Alex West – 3.79, Athletic Training
Jake Yarbro – 3.54, Biochemistry