KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday that 286 Division II women's basketball student-athletes have been named 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Davenport (Mich.) and Oklahoma Wesleyan led all schools with eight students earning the honor.
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 achieved a junior academic status.
Olivet Nazarene University had six student-athletes honored this year. Guard Ashley Freeman (SR/Hartford, Wis.) was named for the second time in her career and five others for the first time: guards Trinity Davis (JR/Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas) and Amelia Denison (JR/Dearborn, Mich.) and forwards Tori Lemke (JR/Brillion, Wis.), Lauren Rouse (JR/Mundelein, Ill.) and Maggie Schmidt (JR/Eldridge, Iowa).
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- Feb. 22 - Women's Basketball vs 15Purdue University Northwest - L 131-126 (OT) - recap
- Feb. 18 - Women's Basketball vs Holy Cross College - W 155-86 - recap
- Feb. 15 - Women's Basketball vs 1University of Saint Francis - L 114-102 - recap
- Feb. 11 - Women's Basketball vs Indiana University-South Bend - W 123-100 - recap
- Feb. 8 - Women's Basketball vs Governors State University - W 137-73 - recap
- Feb. 4 - Women's Basketball vs Calumet College of St. Joseph - W 106-52 - recap
- Feb. 1 - Women's Basketball vs 15Purdue University Northwest - L 119-105 - recap
- Jan. 28 - Women's Basketball vs 16Cardinal Stritch University - L 107-104 - recap
- Jan. 25 - Women's Basketball vs Trinity Christian College - W 98-89 - recap