MIAA Presidential Scholars list announced

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association is proud to announce the names of 52 student-athletes earning recognition on the 2006-07 MIAA Presidential Scholars list.

To gain this distinction, student-athletes must have a cumulative 4.00 grade-point average -- undergraduate or graduate -- and complete a minimum of two terms of attendance at the nominating institution. Those redshirting during their season are not eligible.

There were 19 male student-athletes and 33 female student-athletes who earned this honor.

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2006-07 MIAA Presidential Scholars -- Men

Name School Sport(s) Cl. Major(s) Hometown
Bennett, Ryan SBU BkB Fr. Athletic training Longview, Texas
Bracha, Peter TSU Ten Fr. Biology/computer science Ames, Iowa
England, Bryant TSU XC/TF Jr. Exercise science Elliott, Iowa
Garrett, Jon PSU TF Jr. Accounting Lansing, Kan.
Hicklin, Robert UCM FB Fr. Chemistry St. Peters, Mo.
House, Keith UCM TF Jr. Aviation Lone Jack, Mo.
Jackson, Jordan SBU FB Fr. Business administration Ozark, Mo.
McCampbell, Michael SBU XC/TF Fr. Undeclared Marshall, Mo.
Merrill, Bo PSU Golf Fr. Marketing Leawood, Kan.
Meyer, Micheal MSSU BsB Sr. Accounting Olathe, Kan.
Naccarato, Luke PSU BsB Jr. Management Hutchinson, Kan.
Nuñez, Jay PSU FB Fr. History & government Alva, Okla.
Rios, Julian ESU Ten Jr. Business Bogata, Colombia
Sanderson, T. Jay SBU XC/TF Sr. Education (graduate study) Chamberlain, S.D.
Schoon, Kevin ESU Ten Fr. Biology Winfield, Kan.
Schrum, Jacob TSU TF Fr. Biology Marshalltown, Iowa
Smith, Justin TSU FB Sr. Finance/accounting (graduate study) Jefferson City, Mo.
Stukenborg, Nathan SBU TF Fr. Computer science & mathematics Fulton, Mo.
Tichenor, Vincent SBU XC/TF So. Biology Cassville, Mo.

2006-07 MIAA Presidential Scholars -- Women

Name School Sport(s) Cl. Major(s) Hometown
Anderson, Brittany TSU Sw Sr. Biology Dublin, Ohio
Ayers, Courtney SBU XC/TF Fr. Biblical studies Maryland Heights, Mo.
Ballock, Megan PSU XC/TF Fr. Undeclared Eudora, Kan.
Blair, Lindsy TSU Ten So. Exercise science Pella, Iowa
Bredensteiner, Cassie NWMSU SB Fr. Marketing & management Shenandoah, Iowa
Cunningham, Crystal TSU TF So. Biology Emporia, Kan.
Edwards, Kristen SBU XC/TF So. Accounting Macks Creek, Mo.
Fahey, Lisa WU Soc Jr. Business Parkville, Mo.
Fundis, Marcie ESU Soc Fr. Elementary education Topeka, Kan.
Gfeller, Erin MSSU Soc Sr. Accounting Overland Park, Kan.
Keim, Terra FHSU XC/TF Fr. Psychology Holcomb, Kan.
Kline, Victoria MSSU XC/TF Fr. Undeclared Fairland, Okla.
Krause, Jessica TSU Ten Sr. Biology (pre-veterinary medicine) Kansas City, Mo.
Kuntzsch, Sheena FHSU BkB Jr. Art Scott City, Kan.
Lefever, Danielle UCM Bowl Sr. Criminal justice Endwell, N.Y.
Lundgren, Brandi ESU TF Fr. Health promotion Gove, Kan.
McCullough, Amanda UCM VB Fr. Spanish Overland Park, Kan.
Miller, April NWMSU BkB Jr. Marketing & management Grant City, Mo.
Miller, Audrie WU Ten Jr. Corrections McPherson, Kan.
Pankratz, Caitlin UCM VB Fr. Business Buhler, Kan.
Reeves, Erica SBU BkB Fr. Accounting Burlington, Kan.
Ritter, Michelle MWSU Ten So. Mathematics Savannah, Mo.
Schneider, Lindsey SBU TF Fr. Psychology Kansas City, Mo.
Selby, Jessica MSSU TF Jr. Communication Galena, Mo.
Shearman, Sarah TSU VB Sr. Education (graduate study) Manchester, Mo.
Sherman, Jenny UCM SB Sr. Commercial art Overland Park, Kan.
Soltys, Natalie TSU SB Jr. French/communication Lee's Summit, Mo.
Thomas, Kelsey MSSU Soc So. Health promotion & wellness Manhattan, Kan.
VanGundy, Amy PSU XC/TF Sr. Technology education (graduate study) Americus, Kan.
Walker, Megan MSSU Soc So. Public relations Grapevine, Texas
Wallace, Sarah MSSU XC/TF Jr./Sr. Secondary education (mathematics) Branson, Mo.
Ware, Katie SBU TF Fr. Accounting Bolivar, Mo.
Williams, Heather PSU XC/TF Fr. Physics Fort Scott, Kan.

Sports legend: BkB=Basketball, BsB=Baseball, Bowl=Bowling, FB=Football, SB=Softball, Soc=Soccer, Sw=Swimming, Ten=Tennis, TF=Track & Field, VB=Volleyball, Wr=Wrestling, XC=Cross Country.

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