MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 18, 2013

Two Connors athletes honored


Phoenix wire report

— WARNER – Connors State’s Caleb Banks and Dalton Daniels received the NJCAA Academic Student-Athletic Awards for Superior Academic Achievement and Exemplary Academic Achievement, formerly known as the NJCAA Academic All-American honors, for the 2012-13 school year, it was announced by the NJCAA office on Tuesday.

Both Banks and Daniels were members of the Cowboys baseball team that reached the NJCAA College World Series in May at Grand Junction, Colo.

Banks a pitcher and infielder from Verdigris, Okla. received a superior Academic Award for obtaining a 3.95 grade point average. Daniels, infielder from Salina, Okla., received the Exemplary Academic Achievement award for obtaining a 3.60 grade point average.