Nunez Named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete

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Nunez Named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete

Christina NunezRanger soccer senior Christina Nunez was honored by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, as she was named a 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete. Nunez was one of 446 women’s soccer student-athletes to chosen for the award.

Nunez, a native of San Antonio, Tex., is majoring in health and sports science education. 

The four-year starter played in 64 games and started in 61. During her career, Nunez scored 15 goals and had 11 assists. She led the Rangers this past season with five assists and scored four goals.

“Christina is a very hard worker, both in the classroom and on the field,” remarked Barrows. “It is gratifying to be recognized for effort and accomplishment. Christina is the consummate student-athlete and she will go on to be an outstanding teacher and coach.”

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 the honor.