SILVIS, Ill. -- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Thursday afternoon that Spring Hill College men's golfer John Sabio has been named a 2010-11 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete.
Sabio, a junior from St. Louis, Mo., holds a dual major in Finance/Economics and Marketing/Management.
Since the award was introduced in 1979, 124 SHC student-athletes have received Scholar Athlete recognition from the NAIA.
This year a total of 115 men's golfers were named 2010-11 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes. Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.