Emma Keller (JR/Poulsbo, WA) was named as a 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, the NAIA national office announced Wednesday.
Keller hit .374 for the Jimmies in 2017, leading the team with 61 runs scored, 19 doubles, seven home runs, and 21 bases on balls. Her 76 hits were a career best and tied for the fifth-most by a Jimmie in a season. She also pitched to a 6-5 record with a 4.33 ERA in a career-high 26 appearances.
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 junior academic status.
To learn more about the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, click here.
2017 Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar-Athletes - PDF