JACKSON, Tenn. - 5/24/2010 - Union (Tenn.) University junior Micah Gentle was named a 2010 NAIA Scholar Athlete. Gentle was among the nations top student athletes that include junior and seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA.
Gentle, a 6-foot junior from Tallassee, Ala., helped Union to a very successful 2010 season. Micah was a part of a team that captured five tournament titles, including the 2010 TranSouth Conference Championship. Union was ranked for the first time since 2004-05 and earned a spot in the NAIA National Tournament for the first time since 1998.
Gentle finished tied for 131 in the national tournament that was played at the TPC Deere Run, the home of the PGA's John Deere Classic. Union's team finished 23rd in the national tournament.
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