Swede teams honored for academics

By Steve Sell
July 21, 2017

LINDSBORG – Fourteen Bethany College sports teams made the list of NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 school year.

On the list for the Swedes was baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's golf, men's outdoor track and field, men's soccer, men's tennis, softball, women's golf, women's indoor track and field, women's outdoor track and field, women's soccer, women's tennis and volleyball.

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.