(New Orleans, La.) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) named Loyola University New Orleans first baseman Brian Reaney a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
Reaney batted .245 as he played in 24 games and made 17 starts for Loyola. He was 12 for 49 at the plate with seven runs, five RBI’s, and one double. The junior also worked five walks which boosted his on-base percentage to .339. Defensively, Reaney had 178 putouts and five assists while compiling a .984 fielding percentage. Reaney is a native of Chalmette, Louisiana studying psychology in Loyola’s College of Humanities and Natural Sciences. .
In order to be named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete 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. Reaney was one of 257 student-athletes across the country who were named as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes during the 2014 baseball season.