Players Named Scholar-Athletes (3/23/06)
The term "student-athlete"
certainly applies to the women's basketball team as they excelled on the
court and in the classroom this year. All of the team's juniors and seniors
received national recognition for academic excellence and were named all-American
Those six individuals
are Alissa Barr (senior), Jessica Eenigenburg (senior), Barbie Heerdt (senior),
Lynda DeKoekkoek (junior), Kim Van Drunen (junior), and Annette Witte (junior).
carry their dedication and hard work from the athletic arena into their
academic work. They have each risen to the top of their classes and are
active in their academic fields. Besides handling a varsity sport schedule,
these six individuals are immersed in campus and leadership activities
such as varsity soccer, student-teaching, coaching internships, residence
assistance, Young Life, peer tutoring/mentoring, Bible studies and mission
In order to receive
scholar-athlete recognition one must be a junior or senior, a varsity player,
and have at least a cumulative 3.4 GPA. Trinity was the only NAIA Division
II institution to have six players named all-American scholar-athlete.
back to athletics