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Three MMC Players Named NAIA DII Womens Basketball Scholar-Athletes


Published Date3\20\2014
The National Association of the Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday that 243 Division II women's basketball student-athletes have been named 2013-14 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Mount Marty College had three players make the list. The MMC players that were named are: Holly Hegge, a junior forward from Crofton, Neb., Cheyenne Lambley a junior forward from Burke, SD, and Kelsey Schmidt a junior guard from Mount Vernon, SD.

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.

"This is a great achievement for these student-athletes," commented MMC head coach, Tom Schlimgen. "To be able to balance a practice schedule with the already demanding work load of being a full-time student is one thing. Then to do it successfully with a high level of academic achievement speaks volumes about the dedication of these ladies."

For more information on Mount Marty College's basketball program please visit www.mmclancers.com or contact head women's coach, Tom Schlimgen at Thomas.schlimgen@mtmc.edu.