Johnson named NAIA Scholar-Athlete


By WNCF Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 80 men's tennis players have been named 2009-10 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes and Michael Johnson, Bradenton, Fla., of Auburn Montgomery is one of those players.

Johnson graduated on May 15 with a major in economics and pre-law. He has had a prominent career both on and off the court at AUM. He is a two-time All-Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) performer and has been named NAIA All-America on two occasions.

He was recently named the SSAC Male Honor student and also received the Seth Johnson Economic Scholarship in the AUM School of Business.

Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.

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