Three Bethel athletes take academic awards

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Bethel junior Jaylon Scott was named a second-team CoSIDA Academic All-American for the 2020-21 season. Scott helped lead the Threshers to an NAIA national berth and a spot in the round of 16.

AUSTIN — Bethel College ended the school year with three more Academic All-Americans in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics division as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Athletes selected include men’s basketball player Jaylon Scott, women’s basketball player Abby Schmidt and football player Logan DeMond.

Schmidt was a first-team selection. A senior, she is a business administration major with a 3.98 grade-point-average. It was the second time she was selected to the team.

Bethel senior Abby Schmidt was named a first-team CoSIDA Academic All-American for the 2020-21 season. It was the second time she was selected to the team.
Bethel junior kicker Logan Demond was named a first-team CoSIDA Academic All-American for the 2020-21 season.

Scott, a junior majoring in business administration, claimed a 3.71 grade-point-average. He was named to the second team. It was his first selection to the team.

DeMond is a first-team selection and a first-time honoree. He held a 3.88 GPA and is majoring in communications arts and political science.