May 28, 2014
MADISON, S.D. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 257 student-athletes have been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Danny Flahie of Dakota State (S.D.) was listed on the prestigious award list for his academic success in the classroom.
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 achieve a junior academic status.
Flahie, who played second base for the Trojans, was named to CoSIDA (College of Sports Information Director of American) Baseball Academic All-District 3 College Division list earlier this May.
He produced a batting average of .310 by going 58-for-187 at the plate. He had nine doubles, five triples and a home run with a slugging percentage of .428. He scored 25 runs.
Flahie broke the DSU school record for most triples in a single season with five. His five triples ranks 22nd-best in the nation. He is 31st in triples per game (0.102).
Flahie tied the Trojan school record for most career triples with six (Chaz Palmer from 2010-13).
Danny is the son of John and Sandy Flahie of Moab, Utah. He is a senior Exercise Science major at Dakota State University.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director