GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Following a completion of both of their 2019 campaigns in the first round of NAIA Nationals, three Blue Devils, one from the men's program and two from the women's were named to the 2019 Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete. Alex Schlueter was one of 35 student-athletes from the men's side to make the list. Anna Gagnon and Katja Nuler were among 63 student-athletes to be named.
In order to receive the nomination, they must maintain a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and be in their junior year or higher of school.
Schlueter, a senior from Oxford, Mich. is graduating this year with a major in Molecular and Cell Biology. He was a powerful midfielder for the Blue Devils on and off the field. This is his second time receiving this award.
Gagnon, a junior from Grand Haven, Mich. is pursuing a degree in Architectural Engineering. This is her first time receiving this award. She is a strong attacker, leading the team not only on the field in points, assists and goals, but one of the highest GPA's on the team.
Nuler, a junior from Canton, Mich. is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Nuler can be found on midfield for the Blue Devils, primarily on the attack side. Not only is she active off the field for LTU, she is the president of her sorority and holds the highest GPA for the women's lacrosse team upperclassman.
For more information regarding the rest of the list for the women's side, click here.
For more information regarding the rest of the list for the men's side, click here.