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Union baseball puts three on NAIA Scholar List

KANSAS CITY, Mo - 6/4/2012 - The Union University baseball team put three players on the 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes list. Danny Grimm, Benjie Fesmire and David Leisey each made the grade.

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.

Grimm, a senior, and Fesmire, a junior, are both former University School of Jackson standouts. Leisey is a junior from Liltitz, Pa. These three players were also each named to the TranSouth Scholar Athlete team. Grimm was a first team all-conference player and was selected as a Capital One Academic All-America player. Grimm and Fesmire were both named to the Capital One Academic All-District team. Grimm also earned TranSouth Rawlings Golf Glove honors for the third straight season.

Union is coming off a second straight TranSouth Tournament Title and fourth straight appearance in the NAIA Baseball National Championships Opening Round.

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