COLUMBUS, Ga. – The National
Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced Wednesday that
297 softball student-athletes have been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Softball
Scholar-Athletes. The No. 4 Olivet Nazarene University softball team was
represented by three: seniors Cheryl Sendzik and Justine Phillips and junior
Sendzik, a native of Mokena, Illinois, graduated earlier
in May with a degree in multimedia studies. Sendizik is a two-time honoree.
A Metamora, Illinois native, Phillips will graduate in
December 2014 with a degree in Elementary Education. She will spend the fall of
2014 student teaching. Truelock, a native of Princeton, Indiana, is also
majoring in elementary education.
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
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