St. Catharine, KY – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Friday that 588 Women’s Soccer student-athletes have been named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
Five student-athletes from the St. Catharine College Women’s Soccer team received the honor. Seniors Kelsey Givens (Georgetown, KY), Kelsey Hayden (Louisville, KY) and Shelby Rush (Oldham County, KY) were named to the list as well as juniors Mary Ezaizat (Lancaster, KY) and Courtney Anderson (Louisville, KY).
Shelby Rush and Kelsey Hayden make their second appearance on the list after receiving the honor last year. The honor is the first of their career for Kelsey Givens, Mary Ezaizat, and Courtney Anderson.
In order to be nominated, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status. The five Patriots named to the list run the total to 16 since St. Catharine joined the NAIA during the 2008-09 academic year. To view the complete list of student-athletes that garnered the award click here.