Dorsey, Eichler, Midgett named NAIA Scholar-Athletes
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Dorsey, Eichler, Midgett named NAIA Scholar-Athletes
Sam Eichler (above) was one of three CU baseball players named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball players Taylor Dorsey, Joseph Midgett and Sam Eichler were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced late last week during the Avista NAIA-World Series in Lewiston, Idaho.

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 383 student-athletes from around the country were honored by the national organization.

Dorsey holds a 4.00 while working on his master’s in Business Administration, while Midgett posts a 3.98 in Athletic Training and Eichler carries a 3.87 in Criminal Justice/Public Administration.

2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes
Taylor Dorsey – 4.00, Master’s in Business Administration
Sam Eichler – 3.87, Criminal Justice/Public Administration
Joseph Midgett – 3.98, Athletic Training