ATHERTON, Calif. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 1,658 teams that have earned the distinction for Scholar-Teams for the 2016-17 academic year. Menlo Athletics' commitment to developing student-athletes both in the classroom and on the field was on full display as 11 of 14 qualifying programs earned a place on the list.
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.
Menlo (Calif.) Division I Men's Basketball 3.45
Menlo (Calif.) Division I Women's Basketball 3.19
Menlo (Calif.) Men's Cross Country 3.09
Menlo (Calif.) Men's Soccer 3.05
Menlo (Calif.) Softball 3.31
Menlo (Calif.) Women's Cross Country 3.20
Menlo (Calif.) Women's Golf 3.21
Menlo (Calif.) Women's Outdoor Track & Field 3.06
Menlo (Calif.) Women's Soccer 3.14
Menlo (Calif.) Women's Volleyball 3.09
Menlo (Calif.) Men's Wrestling 3.05
For more information on NAIA awards, including the Scholar-Team honor, click here.