The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women's Golf Team is in the midst of finishing up a fantastic season at the 2013 NAIA National Championships. The Patriot Ladies have done well this season coming away with multiple tournament victories and numerous individual tournament champions. Not only though did the Patriots do well on the course, but in the classroom as well.
Senior McKinzie Price (Somerset, KY) and junior Taylor Gillis (Lawrenceburg, KY) were named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Golf Scholar-Athletes.
Nominated by each institution's head coach, 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. 131 student-athletes have been named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Golf Scholar-Athletes.
Head Golf Coach Chris Kraftick commented, "McKinzie and Taylor have been excellent student athletes over their careers. This is a well-deserved honor.”