Bulldog Top 10 of 2016-17: No. 7 — Student Athletes Receive Academic Honors

first_img The 2016-17 season featured many thrilling moments and accomplishments for Drake athletics. From conference titles, outstanding team and individual accomplishments, postseason appearances and significant regular season victories, the Bulldogs had plenty to celebrate as they look forward to the upcoming season. Before embarking on 2017-18, www.GoDrakeBulldogs.com will take a look back at the top 10 moments of the 2016-17 throughout the months of June and July. Finally, Paul Morrison honored this year’s four-year letter winners. This year’s honorees include 26 student-athletes that have reached one of the pinnacles of athletic success at Drake in earning a letter during all four years of competition and being among the finest of the more than 5,000 letter winners that have represented Drake University.  Check back on July 10 as the No. 6 moment of 2016-17 is unveiled. Print Friendly Version No. 8 – MacLeod Becomes All-Time Leader in Drake Men’s Soccer History The No. 7 moment of the 2016-17 season spotlights Drake student-athletes who put a lot of hard work into each of their sports, and a lot of time and effort in the classroom. On Sunday, May 7, the Drake University athletic department honored its student athletes at the annual end of the year banquet presented by Daktronics. Awards and honors were handed out to put finishing touches on the successful 2016-17 seasons. No. 10 – Football Finishes the 2016 Season Strong center_img Eight student-athletes were presented the MVC Presidents Council Award for seniors or those within 18 hours of graduation, who have achieved a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.80 or higher and participated in athletics for a minimum of two years. Sixteen Bulldogs maintained a cumulative 4.0 GPA this year and top performers in the weight room from each team were recognized. Story Links The Bulldog Way Players’ Choice Award, was presented for the fourth-consecutive year to an athlete from each team in the Drake athletic department, who has distinguished themselves on and off the field in living out the vision and values expressed in the Bulldog Way.  No. 9 – Men’s Basketball Defeats Missouri State last_img