KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA has announced that 116 men’s tennis student-athletes and 157 women’s tennis student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete Team. Midland University placed five athletes on the list.
Ryan Vitera and Dylan Hatanales both represented the Warriors on the men’s team. Vitera is a junior from Grand Island, Nebraska while Hatanales is a junior from Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Annie Allmand, Kayla Bussing and Anna Watts were all named to the women’s team. Allmand is a junior from Holdege, Nebraska. Bussing is also a junior from Council Bluffs, Iowa. Anna Watts is a senior from Ogallala, Nebraska.
In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, must appear on the eligibility certificate for the sport and have attended two full years as a non-transfer or one full year as a transfer.