Tiger Softball Lands Eight on MIAA Academic Honor Roll; Three Named Scholar-Athletes


Fort Hays State had eight softball student-athletes named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll for 2016. Three of the eight earned the MIAA Scholar-Athlete Award.

To achieve honor roll status, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 and have at least two terms of attendance at the certifying member institution, excluding summer terms. Newcomers are honored in the summer after they have completed the two-term requirement.

The eight players named to the honor roll included Tori Beltz, Courtney Dobson, Paxton Duran, Erin Elmore, Veronica Knittig, Rilee Krier, Kylie Strand, and Samantha Villarreal.

Dobson, Duran, and Krier each earned the MIAA Scholar-Athlete Award, given to those who earn All-MIAA honors have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50.

2016 MIAA Softball Academic Honor Roll Recipients…

**Indicates MIAA Scholar-Athlete Award

First Name Last Name Class GPA Major Hometown
Tori Beltz Sr. 3.19 Psychology Rose Hill, Kan.
**Courtney Dobson Sr. 3.75 Health & Human Performance Broken Arrow, Okla.
**Paxton Duran Sr. 3.51 Health & Human Performance Brighton, Colo.
Erin Elmore Sr. 4.00 Biology Moore, Okla.
Veronica Knittig So. 3.30 Management Barnhart, Mo.
**Rilee Krier Sr. 3.97 Computer Science Strasburg, Colo.
Kylie Strand Jr. 3.83 Health & Human Performance Surprise, Ariz.
Samantha Villarreal Jr. 3.36 General Studies Loveland, Colo.

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