PC Saints Announced As Scholar Athletes

BISMARCK, ND (PlayNorthStar.com) – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce its scholar-athletes for the 2022-23 season Friday.  A total of 552 student-athletes received this prestigious conference academic award.

The 552 recipients, competing in winter and spring sports (women’s and men’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, women’s and men’s track & field, softball, and baseball), were recognized for their outstanding academic accomplishment in the classroom and on the playing field.

To be eligible for the NSAA Academic Scholar-Athlete, a student-athlete must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and participate in a junior varsity or varsity contest.  In addition to the criteria, each athlete must be certified on an eligibility certificate, excluding freshman red-shirts.

Dakota State (S.D.) led the list with 115 student-athletes, followed by Viterbo (Wis.) with 85 student-athletes.  Bellevue (Neb.) and Dickinson State (N.D.) each added 68 student-athletes, while Valley City State (N.D.) tallied 64 student-athletes.  Mayville State (N.D.) registered 62 student-athletes.  Waldorf (Iowa) tallied 47 student-athletes, and Presentation (S.D.) had 43 student-athletes.

A full list of all the PC Saints that earned accolades can be found HERE: