KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 1,290 athletic programs have been named 2013-14 NAIA Scholar-Teams. Oregon Tech had 14 teams honored, the most in school history. Women’s indoor track team led the honored OIT teams with a 3.65 GPA, followed closely by the women’s outdoor track team 3.50 GPA and the defending Cascade Conference Champion women’s basketball team with a 3.49 GPA.
For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
For the second-straight season, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) had 19 programs honored, tying Biola (Calif.) for the most teams honored overall. Taylor (Ind.) was second with 18 recognized, while College of Idaho, Concordia (Neb.), Hastings (Neb.) and Davenport (Mich.) tied with 17 programs named, respectively. For the third-consecutive year, more than 15 percent of the schools receiving the award had a 3.5 or higher grade-point average (15.7).
For more information on NAIA awards, including the Scholar-Team honor, click here.
Oregon Tech Team’s Named NAIA Scholar-Teams
|Team ||Team GPA |
|Baseball ||3.05 |
|Men's Basketball ||3.13 |
|Men’s Cross Country ||3.15 |
|Men’s Golf ||3.18 |
|Men’s Indoor Track ||3.35 |
|Softball ||3.41 |
|Men’s Outdoor Track ||3.19 |
|Volleyball ||3.32 |
|Women’s Basketball ||3.49 |
|Women’s Cross Country ||3.36 |
|Women’s Golf ||3.14 |
|Women’s Indoor Track ||3.65 |
|Women’s Outdoor Track ||3.50 |
|Women’s Soccer ||3.29 |