Rocklin, Calif. - As announced by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), William Jessup University seniors Pat Schalin (Dublin, CA), CJay Engel (Foresthill, CA), juniors Tim Rusher (Lodi, CA), Mitch Chilcott (Beaverton, OR) and Kyle Dyck (Rocklin, CA) were five of the 286 men's soccer players nationwide named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Men's Soccer Scholar-Athletes.
Schalin maintains a 3.50 GPA and will graduate this May with a degree in Business and Bible Theology. Engel maintains a 3.64 GPA and will graduate with a double major in Public Policy and Bible Theology.
Rusher maintains a 3.70 GPA, while majoring in Youth Ministry with a minor in Psychology and Bible Theology. Chilcott maintains a 3.55 GPA, while pursuing a Bible Theology degree with a minor in English. Dyck maintains a 3.53 GPA, while majoring in Family & Children's Ministry with a minor Intercultural Studies.
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.
To view the entire list of 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Men's Soccer Scholar-Athletes, click here.