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Record-Setting 32 Scholar-Athletes Land NCCAA Honors

Record-Setting 32 Scholar-Athletes Land NCCAA Honors

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A record-setting 32 student-athletes from Maranatha have earned NCCAA Scholar-Athlete honors, as the spring scholar-athlete lists were recently released by the NCCAA.

To earn Scholar-Athlete status, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student making normal progress toward a degree while maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40 on a 4.00 scale.

Men's Soccer topped the list with nine student-athletes, Softball had six, and Men's Cross Country was close behind with five. All three of these teams made Maranatha the most-represented school in the NCCAA DII for the respective sports.

The following student-athletes from MBU earned the honor:


Name                        Sport                              Major                         
Maisy Alldredge Women's Basketball Physical Education and Health
Brendan Burckart Men's Soccer Accounting - CPA
Jess Christensen Softball Business Management
Brett Cournoyer Men's Soccer   Biblical Studies
Kelly Dyck Softball Nursing
Matt Gill Men's Basketball Business Management
Madelyn Hansel Women's Cross Country Biblical Counseling
Abigail Jones Women's Volleyball Business Management
CJ Jones Men's Basketball Sport Management
Janae Jorgensen Women's Soccer, Softball Physical Ed. and Health
Tina Kolinski Softball Business Management
Daniel Kroll Men's Soccer   Biology
Josh Kruit Men's Cross Country Business Management  
Randal Larson Men's Soccer   Biology
Colton Lingle Men's Cross Country Business Mgmt., Biblical Studies 
Leah Ng Women's Soccer   Business Management
Megan Rasmussen Softball MA Biblical Counseling
Kevin Risma Men's Soccer   Youth Ministries
Asa St. Lawrence Men's Soccer   Pastoral Studies
Matthew Nutzhorn Men's Cross Country Biblical Studies
Cameron Rankin Men's Cross Country Pastoral Studies  
James Rossiter Men's Cross Country Pastoral Studies
Rob Sonnenberg Men's Basketball Business Management
Madeline Suderman Women's Volleyball Nursing
Ruth Tan Women's Cross Country Humanities: English
Andrew Taylor Men's Soccer   Business Management
Steven Thompson Men's Soccer   Pastoral Studies
Sarah Vander Pluym     Women's Cross Country      Nursing
Hannah Wells Women's Soccer, Women's Basketball    Elementary Teacher Ed.  
Alyssa Wright Women's Soccer   Business Management
Kylee Zempel Softball Communication Arts
John Zockoll Men's Soccer   Biology: Pre-Medical



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