KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the teams which earned Scholar Team status for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday and Lyon College had three teams named to the list, based off their team efforts in the classroom.
In order to be considered an NAIA Scholar Team, all members of the team's grade point average (GPA) are factored into the equation as the team must have an average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Leading the pack for Lyon was Women's Basketball as they posted a team GPA of 3.19. Next in line was Volleyball with a 3.14 GPA, while Women's Golf had a 3.09 GPA.