7 | 21 | 14 - Madonna
Student-athletes from all 11 Madonna teams have been nominated for the 2014 Blue & Gold Awards on Sunday, Sept. 7 in Novi.
 
This is part two of 10-part series, highlighting some of the best moments that took place in 2013-14 in Madonna Athletics.
 
7 | 15 | 14 - Madonna
Crusader student-athletes posted a 3.349 grade point average for the 2013-14 school year with women's cross country leading the way with a 3.58.
 
7 | 14 | 14 - Women's Soccer
This is part one of 10-part series, highlighting some of the best moments that took place in 2013-14 in Madonna Athletics.
 
7 | 09 | 14 - Softball
Livonia natives Julia Cavagnini and Erika Randall along with Novi's Mallory Daschke have signed with the MU softball program.
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Featured Athletes
Rachel Melcher
Women's Basketball

Madonna University redshirt junior guard Rachel Melcher (Sterling Heights, Mich. / Marian Catholic) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

This selection marks the first for Melcher and the first for a Madonna women's basketball player in the past seven years. Melcher also earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference honors as a sophomore and is likely to repeat both of those honors this season. She now moves on for Academic All-America consideration.

A biology major with a 3.96 grade point average, Melcher leads Madonna in scoring (15.44 points per game), rebounds (8.57 per game), assists (3.52 per game) and steals (1.87 per game). She is currently 31st nationally with 197 total rebounds and ranks 39th in rebounds per game.

To be eligible for Capital One Academic All-America team, a student-athlete must be nominated by their school's sports information director as well as be a starter or key reserve, a sophomore academically and athletically as well as possess a 3.3 GPA or higher.

Bobby Naubert
Men's Basketball

Madonna University senior guard Bobby Naubert (Livonia, Mich. / Stevenson) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

This selection marks the second straight for Naubert who earned Capital One / CoSIDA Academic All-America second team honors last season. A NAIA All-America second team honoree on the court, Naubert also earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference honors as a junior and is likely to repeat both of those honors this season. He now moves on for Academic All-America consideration.

A social studies major with a 3.68 grade point average, Naubert currently leads the WHAC in assists, averaging 6.46 per game while ranking third in scoring, pouring in 19.17 points per game. Naubert ranks second nationally in total assists with 155 and fifth in assists per game on the national level.

To be eligible for Capital One Academic All-America team, a student-athlete must be nominated by their school's sports information director as well as be a starter or key reserve, a sophomore academically and athletically as well as possess a 3.3 GPA or higher.