Volleyball - Fri, Dec. 2, 2011

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Friday that 392 volleyball student-athletes have been named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Student-athletes are nominated by their institution's head coach and must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.  They must have achieved a junior academic status in order to qualify for the honor.

Three Dakota State University volleyball student-athletes had earned this prestigious honor.  They are:

  • Stephanie Kruggel (earned her second Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honor) - senior from Winthrop, Minn. - right side for the Trojans - daughter of Gary and Lori Kruggel - majoring in Elementary Education.
  • Lauren LaBar - senior from Wibaux, Mont. - outside hitter for the Trojans - daughter of Brad and Judy LaBar - majoring in Biology for Information Systems.
  • Stephanie Uher - junior from Mitchell, S.D. - defensive specialist/outside hitter for the Trojans - daughter Dean and Jeanette Uher - majoring in Computer Science.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director


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