Three BMC men named NAIA Scholar Athletes

By Blue Mountain College Media Relations

BLUE MOUNTAIN – A trio of Blue Mountain College players have been named Daktronics-NAIA Division I Scholar Athletes.

Shayne Adams, Ryan Howell and Brad Pressley were among 67 NAIA players selected for the national honor.

Adams is a senior secondary education and biology major from Sherman who played for North Pontotoc High. Howell is a junior business administration major from Booneville. Pressley is a senior pre-med student majoring in biology from Wheeler.

A student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify for the honor.

The three from BMC, a member of the TranSouth Athletic Conference, were the most of any league school.

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