NAIA Honors 30 Judson Athletes and Six Teams

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced its 2021-2022 Scholar-Athletes and Teams. Judson was well represented with 30 Scholar-Athletes and six Scholar-Teams for the previous year.

The NAIA requires each scholar-athlete to have completed two years of schooling, have become junior status, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. As for scholar teams, the NAIA standard is that each team finishes with a 3.0 GPA or above.

Below are the 30 athletes who were recognized:

AthleteYear (Academically)Year (Academically)
Maria Alarcon MartinezSeniorWomen’s Cross Country
Negil BruceJuniorFootball
Adrian BravoJuniorMen’s Soccer
Morgan OlsenSeniorWomen’s Soccer
Natalia RuizSeniorWomen’s Soccer
Olivia TurkeSeniorWomen’s Soccer
Lindsay PaulsenJuniorWomen’s Volleyball
Kara WicklundJuniorWomen’s Volleyball
Jessica SmithSeniorWomen’s Volleyball
Enola VargaSeniorWomen’s Volleyball
Jerez RinehartJuniorMen’s Basketball
Sydnie WolfSeniorWomen’s Basketball
Giovanni DavilaJuniorBaseball
Max FreundJuniorBaseball
Michael RodriguezJuniorBaseball
Garrett GrossoJuniorBaseball
Blake FosterJuniorMen’s Golf
RJ McCoyJuniorMen’s Golf
Ethan SuitsSeniorMen’s Golf
Lynsie PietzakSeniorWomen’s Golf
Gabriella MelchioprreSeniorSoftball
Naomi SweeneyJuniorSoftball
CJ AdamsSeniorSoftball
Max FortunJuniorMen’s Tennis
Samantha BrackenrigJuniorWomen’s Tennis
Anthony PoettJuniorMen’s Track and Field
Gina MisekJuniorWomen’s Track and Field
Maria Alarcon MartinezSeniorWomen’s Track and Field
Samuel VejvodaJuniorMen’s Volleyball
Greg GeakeJuniorMen’s Volleyball

Judson also had six scholar teams represented from 2021-2022.

Women’s Basketball3.03
Women’s Soccer3.07
Women’s Volleyball3.21
Women’s Tennis3.42
Men’s Golf3.61

Congratulations to all of our athletes and teams who earned these prestigious honors.

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