Wardlaw named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

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Wardlaw named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

ROME, Ga. (12-16-11) – Despite missing nearly the entire 2011 season due to injury, Northwestern Oklahoma State University safety Brock Wardlaw proved his leadership in the classroom, which was recognized by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

On Thursday, Wardlaw received the academic honor as he was listed as a 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Football Scholar-Athlete. To be honored on the list, student-athletes must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scare and must be at least a junior in academic status.

Each student-athlete earning the honor is nominated by their coaches.

A native on Okeene, Okla., Wardlaw has been and outstanding student-athlete both on and off the field since 2009. Wardlaw has recorded 42 tackles, four interceptions and three touchdowns on the defensive side of the ball in his Northwestern career, while pulling in two touchdown receptions during the 2009 season.