Jan 22nd, 2013 @ 9:29 am | Author: Viking Sports Admin
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that 203 men and 317 women cross country student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Valley City State University Men's Cross Country had two scholar athletes with Wayne Engelhard and Richard Wright. The Women's Cross Country Team had three honorees with Krista Briss, Anna Fuka, and Summer Romine.

In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.