Six LCSC cross country athletes receive academic honors
Both seniors on the Lewis-Clark State College men’s cross country team and four members of the women’s team were among the 405 athletes honored by the NAIA as part of the 2008 Daktronics-NAIA Cross Country Scholar-Athletes.
Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.
Adrian Ramirez, who is from Yakima, Wash., and Mickael Sopel, who is from Toulouse, France, both were honored for the Warrior men. Ramirez is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing, while Sopel is pursuing a Business degree from LCSC.
On the women’s side, senior Rosa Bautista was honored, along with juniors Kyle Astle, Katja Loevslett and Lindsay Szybura. Bautista, who is from Stanfield Oregon, is majoring in Communication Arts with a certificate in Video Production at LCSC. Astle, who is from Shoshone, Idaho, is majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Business, while Loevslett, who is Stavenger, Norway, is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. Szybura, who hails from Orting, Wash., is pursuing a degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in History.
The Warriors are in Kenosha, Wis., to take part in the annual NAIA national meet on Saturday.