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Schaardt Named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

(Peru, Neb.) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 105
Division I Women’s Golf student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Among the 105 was Jordan Schaardt (Humboldt) of Peru State College.

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 junior academic status to qualify for
this honor.

Schaardt, an elementary education major, was the leader on the Bobcat golf team. As captain, Schaardt
led the team to some record-setting team scores this year, which included a second-place team finish in
the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) tourney at the end of the season. In the HAAC meet,
Schaardt finished third as an individual.

Bobcat head golf coach Brett Hahn is proud of Schaardt’s accomplishments this year. Hahn stated,
“Jordan is one of our leaders, not only on the golf course, but obviously in the classroom. She is able to
balance her time effectively and that is one of the reasons I selected her to serve as the team’s captain.”