Lewis-Clark State College had six of its teams named on the 2012-13 NAIA Scholar-Teams list, announced over the weekend by the national office. To be eligible a team must have held a 3.0 grade-point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).
LCSC’s women’s basketball came in with the school’s highest GPA of 3.47, while women’s cross country (3.05), men’s indoor track and field (3.30), women’s indoor track and field (3.03), men’s outdoor track and field (3.30), and women’s outdoor track and field (3.03) also made the cut.
The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
Lee University’s (Tenn.) women’s golf squad, who finished the academic year with a NAIA-best 3.93 grade-point average, was selected as the Scholar-Team of the Year. And rounding out the top five were: Valley City State (N.D.) women’s golf (3.90), Tabor (Kan.) women’s cross country (3.81) and women’s tennis (3.81), and Doane (Neb.) women’s cross country (3.77).
Overall, 898 NAIA teams were honored. For the full list, sorted by institution, click here.