GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Siena Heights juniors Danielle LaPointe, Mackenzie Fisette, and Natalie Williams were the three Saints women's lacrosse team member selected as a 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete as announced by the national office on Friday afternoon. This is the first year for all of these student-athletes to be awarded an NAIA scholar-athlete.
In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.
The 2019 list includes 63 women's lacrosse student-athletes from NAIA institutions across the country. Indiana Tech led all Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) members with four scholar-athletes this season. Siena Heights and Rochester tied for the second-most with three recipients. Lawrence Tech, Lourdes, and Aquinas each tied for third with two selections. Concordia (Mich.) and Madonna rounded out the WHAC schools represented with one award winner.
For the complete list of the 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Men's Lacrosse Scholar-Athletes click here.