Twenty-three HLGU athletes were awarded NAIA-Daktronics Scholar Athlete Awards, which required a minimum 3.5 GPA and good standing as a junior or senior.

The athletic department at Hannibal-LaGrange University announced its athletes achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.12 for the 2016-17 school year.

In total, 11 of the 16 teams finished with a GPA above a 3.0.

The Lady Trojans volleyball team finished with the highest mark of all athletic teams (3.57).

Twenty-three HLGU athletes were awarded NAIA-Daktronics Scholar Athlete Awards, which required a minimum 3.5 GPA and good standing as a junior or senior. 

2016-2017 HLGU Scholar Athletes

Silas Acuff (SR/Columbia, Mo.) – Men's Soccer, Track & Field

Adriano Baeta (JR/Belo Horizonte, Brazil) – Men's Soccer

Katherine Bowman (SR/Hannibal, Mo.) – Women's Soccer

Evan Briggs (JR/Kansas City, Mo.) – Men's Soccer

Sarah Cline (SR/St. Louis, Mo.) – Women's Basketball

Andrew Daw (SR/Kahoka, Mo.) – Cross Country, Track & Field

Jenna Duckworth (JR/Columbia, Mo.) - Softball

D'Avonte Garland (SR/Miami, Fla.) – Men's Basketball

Iker Gutierrez (SO/La Cuesta, La Laguana Canary I) – Men's Soccer

Eduardo Ibarra (JR/Caracas, Venezuela) - Baseball

Jennifer Harness (JR/Liberty, Mo.) – Softball

Bobbie Henderson (SR/Liberty, Mo.) – Softball

Brooke Kicklighter (SR/Springfield, Ill.) – Cross Country, Track & Field

Tateum King (Rosentreter) (JR/Gillespie, Ill.) – Track and Field

Caitlin Malherek (SR/Belleville, Ill.) – Women's Soccer

Vinicius Mariani (SR/Curitiba, Brazil) – Men's Soccer

Reed Plunkett (JR/Philadelphia, Mo.) – Men's Basketball

Francisco Rivas (SR/Caracas, Venezuela) – Baseball

Nathan Rose (JR/Hannibal, Mo.) – Cross Country, Track & Field

Clayton Sanders (JR/Owasso, Okla.) – Men's Soccer

Melissa Stenborg (SR/Troy, Mo.) – Softball

Hank Stratton (SR/Lee's Summit, Mo.) — Golf

Haley Zeier (SR/Edwardsville, Ill.) – Softball