KANSAS CITY, Mo. --
Union swimmer Jeremiah Back
was honored for his work in the classroom on Monday, as he was named to the 2011 NAIA Daktronics Men's Swimming & Diving Scholar Athlete team.
Back is one of 14 student-athletes named to this years team. In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, 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 to qualify for this honor.
Back, a senior from Flatgap, Ky., swam the fly all season for the Bulldogs, helping the team place fifth at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships and 10th at the NAIA National Championships. Link to full team list.