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Chamberlain Named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

LEWISTON, Idaho -The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 260 baseball student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Union senior Drew Chamberlain made the list, becoming the first Bulldog to receive the honor since 2007.

The Cumberland, Ky., native is a history and secondary education major. During his senior year, Chamberlain posted a 3-0 record and 2.42 ERA. He fanned a career-high 11 batters during an 11-0 win over Philadelphia Bible (Pa.) on March 11.

For his career, Chamberlain posted a 10-5 record with a 6.03 ERA. He struck out 94 batters in 106 innings pitched.

Mark Parsons was the last Bulldog to receive the honor in 2007. In all, Union has had 10 student-athletes named as a NAIA Scholar-Athlete in baseball.

In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.

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