Dalton State Athletes Receive National Academic Recognition
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - by Bob Beavers
Dalton State scholar athletes for the 2015-2016 school year. Front, left to right: Daniela Sanchez (tennis), Marta Guntin (volleyball), Nayeli Jacobo (cross country), Ashley McDonald, Caroline Griffin, Rachel Rebne, and Carly Shane (golf), and Laura Winter (tennis). Back, left to right: Parker Cook, Paul Patterson, and Brody Cook (cross country), Joe Bray, Adam Hornby, and Hadyn Fava (tennis), and Levi Nix (golf).
The Dalton State athletic department announces that 15 Roadrunner Scholar-Athletes have been recognized for the recently completed school year for having a 3.50 or better grade point average.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced that eight Dalton State spring sports athletes have been named NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athletes.
They join Nayeli Jacobo, Brody Cook, Parker Cook, and Paul Patterson from Cross Country and Marta Guntin from volleyball in representing the Roadrunners in the group. Daktronics Scholar Athletes must have a 3.5 GPA and be juniors or seniors.
Men’s tennis has three spring sports recipients. They are Joe Bray, Hadyn Fava, and Adam Hornby. Women’s tennis is represented by Daniela Sanchez and Laura Winter. Rachel Rebne and Carly Shane are DS women’s golfers. Levi Nix from men’s golf rounds out the list.
Sophomore’s Caroline Griffin and Ashley McDonald joined their teammates in being named Scholar Athletes by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association of America. This recognition also requires a 3.5 or better GPA.