BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union College's Nathan Koebcke was one of 264 student-athletes to be honored as a 2008 Daktronics-NAIA Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete, the organization announced Friday.
Koebcke, a junior goalkeeper from Williamstown, Ky. is the 15th player in program history to be honored as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete. The last Bulldog to make the list was Dustin Isom in 2006. In all, 17 Union players have made the team since 1998.
Koebcke played in three matches this season and recorded a save. He was an Appalachian Athletic Conference All-Academic team member. Koebcke was one of 14 players from the AAC on the NAIA's list.
Over 100 schools are represented with Westminster (Utah) College claiming the most individual awards with 11 on the list.
In order to be a recipient of the NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athlete award, one must fulfill these requirements: the recipient must be a junior or above in academic standing; has been in attendance at the nominating institution a minimum of one full year of attendance; has a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 (on a 4.0 scale) at the time of nomination at the nominating institution; has been certified as eligible.
Union finished the season with a 10-5-4 record.