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Kotas Sisters Earn NAIA Scholar Athlete Awards

Kotas Sisters Earn NAIA Scholar Athlete Awards
Monday, December 5, 2016
Kotas Sisters Earn NAIA Scholar Athlete Awards

HAMMOND, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest women’s soccer siblings Christina and Tiffani Kotas were two of 578 student-athletes to earn Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, as released by the organization.

Tiffani Kotas (Alsip, Ill.) led the Black and Gold in minutes played this season (1204) while playing and starting in all 16 matches en route to a 5-11 record. Kotas majors in mechanical engineering and carries a 3.90 grade point average. 

Christina Kotas (Alsip, Ill.) also played a large role for the Pride during the year, participating in 16 matches, 15 of them being starts, while playing in 1032 minutes. Majoring in mechanical engineering, Christina carries a 3.96 grade point average. 

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.

For the full list of award winners, see the NAIA’s full release here: http://www.naia.org/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27900&ATCLID=211335115