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Bonnema, Palmer and Trout named Scholar Athletes

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its 2015-16 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athletes and among the list are HU senior Jaclene Bonnema and juniors Miranda Palmer and Allyson Trout.

The Forester trio is three of 253 NAIA Division II women’s basketball student-athletes named to the list. 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.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 234 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.