6 Oklahomans Named NAIA-All-American Scholar-Athletes


Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 9:39 am
By: News On 6


OLATHE, Kan. (AP) Two women's basketball standouts at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee are among six Oklahoma players named NAIA Women's Basketball All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Rachel Heins and Keely Tolin of Shawnee both were named to the list that was released Monday.

Other Oklahoma players on the list include McKenzie Malloy of Northwestern, Rachel Martin of Oklahoma Christian, Melissa Powell of Southern Nazarene and Mandy Skimbo of St. Gregory's.

To be eligible for the award, the player must be a junior or senior with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and be nominated by their head coach.