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GSU Student Athletes Recognized by NAIA

Women's Golf

Seven athletic teams and 20 students-athletes from Governors State University were recently bestowed academic awards from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) on NAIA National Awards Day.

Jaguars were among 1,100 student-athletes recognized from more than 2,000 teams for their achievements during the 2020-21 school year. The following Jaguar squads received NAIA Scholar Team Awards for maintaining grade-point averages above 3.00 and the team GPA  were: women's golf (3.50), women's soccer (3.43), women's volleyball (3.39), women's basketball (3.37), men's soccer (3.34), women's cross country (3.24) and men's golf (3.07).

In addition, the following student-athletes were recipients of NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athletes Awards:

Cynthia Avalos (WSOC)

Vita Chavez (WSOC)

Jalyn Foland (WBB)

Edson Gonzalez (MSOC)

Carah Graham (WSOC)

Patrick Guilfoyle (MGF)

Autumn Hollowell (WSOC)

Bailey Honn (WXC)

Daniel Jonna (MSOC)

Zoie Langlois (WSOC)

Lotte Miller (WBB)

Miguel Navarrete (MSOC)

Ivana Novakovic (VB)

Julia Reyes (VB)

Drew Seyden (MSOC)

Trinity Sims (WBB)

Sedona Smith (WGF)

Dawson Swearengen (MSOC)

Dylan Swearengen (MSOC)

Agustin Vivas (MSOC)

The Daktronic Scholar-Athlete Award recognizes student-athletes who are juniors or above in academic standing and own a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or higher. They also must have attended two full years at their respective institution or a full year as a transfer.