Complete Men's Team: http://www.naia.org/pdf9/2587500.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=27900
Complete Women's Team: http://www.naia.org/pdf9/2587490.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=27900
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) The Park University soccer teams landed three players on the 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete team as announced by the national office Friday (Dec. 6) with Bruno Andre and Reece Harris named to the men's team and Cara Lightle honored for the women.
The NAIA announced that 355 men's soccer student-athletes were named to the list while the women were represented by a total of 507 student-athletes.
Andre, a Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil native, saw action in 11 games as a defender in his first season on the squad after transferring to Park in 2011. The junior recorded his first-career point with an assist against Benedictine University at Springfield.
Harris, a senior from Platte City, Mo., was selected to the team for the second time with the Pirates helping backstop the team to an American Midwest Conference regular season and tournament championship and an appearance in the NAIA National Championships.
Harris made 42 appearances over a four-year career posting a 21-14-3 record, including three shutouts for a 1.45 career goals against average.
A Shawnee, Kan., native, Lightle earned the honor for the second time in her career after being a four-year starter for the Pirates.
The senior finished her career at Park making 67 appearances tallying seven goals and 11 assists for 25 points while being an anchor along the back line.
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 and must have achieved a junior academic status.
To learn more about the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award, click the following link: http://www.naia.org/ViewArticle.dbml?&&SPSID=644849&SPID=98900&DB_OEM_ID=27900&ATCLID=205327004