Keiser University’s Sabrina Schloo Named for NAIA Champions of Character Award
Sabrina Schloo, a Keiser University all-star golfer, was recently named the Florida Sun Conference nominee for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Champions of Character Award. Schloo, a senior from Würzburg, Germany was nominated for her demonstration of outstanding academic achievement and campus and community leadership, as she exemplifies the NAIA Champions of Character five core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership. “Sabrina is a very deserving nominee for this award.
On a daily basis throughout her four years as a Seahawk golfer, she has consistently displayed the NAIA five core values both on and off the golf course. Sabrina traveled here from Germany to study and play golf. I can only imagine how extremely difficult it is to start life in a new country, but she made the transition seamlessly.
Her servant leadership and respect towards others showed on day one. She is exactly the type of player you want to build a team around, she does everything the right way and it has been a pleasure to coach her these past four years.
It’s obvious to everyone that knows her that Sabrina will be extremely successful in her future endeavors after college, as she will be a great ambassador for our university and our golf program for many years to come,” said Head Coach Brandon Miller of Schloo, who has served In in various volunteer activities with the Honda Classic Care Team and The Quantum House. One of the most prestigious awards in the NAIA, the Dr. LeRoy Walker Champions of Character Award was created as part of the association’s Citizenship through Sports Alliance (CTSA), a group of ten organizations from around the world which seek to promote and recognize sportsmanship.
The award was created to honor Walker, a former president of the NAIA and President Emeritus of the United States Olympic Committee. Walker served as president of the United States Olympic Committee through the 1996 Summer Games. On the golf course Schloo has been extremely successful as well. During her tenure as a Seahawk golfer, she had a freshman year tournament stroke average of 80.6. Her sophomore season netted an average of 77.8 as she ranked #8 in the NAIA individually according to Golfstat. Schloo went on to receive several accolades for her golf achievements in the 2014-15 season: 2nd Team NAIA All-American, 1st Team All-Sun Conference, and NAIA All-Tournament Team and in the 2015-16 season, she continues to improve.
Her stroke average has lowered again to 77.7 and for the second consecutive season she’s earned All-American and All-Sun Conference Honors. Additionally she was named Co-Sida All-American and she was named to the WGCA NAIA All-Scholar Team for her outstanding academic and athletic achievements this season. Schloo has been a major contributor to the team and is one of the main catalysts to the team’s success in winning back to back Sun Conference Championship and back to back NAIA National Championships.
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