University of Mount Union student Joey Haueter (North Canton / Hoover) has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Haueter just finished his sophomore year and his second year of working in the Purple Raiders sports information office. He has done a variety of duties but mostly works as one of the primary statisticans for football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball and lacrosse. He was part of a crew that tested and used the NCAA Live Stats program for basketball designed by Genius Sports.
Haueter holds a 3.89 grade point average as a Sport Business major who also works in guest services at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton and has served as a volunteer at 2019 Mid-American Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments and the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball First and Second Rounds in Columbus, Ohio.
The CoSIDA Undergraduate Scholarships have been presented every year since 1999 and two of the scholarships are also named for outstanding professionals in the field, Fred Neusch and Dave Wohlhueter. Both CoSIDA Hall of Famers, Neusch served as the long-time secretary of the organization while Wohlhueter was the long-time treasurer.
To be eligible, candidates must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average and express an interest in pursuing a career in sports information. Haueter was nominated by Mount Union sports information director and assistant athletic director Lenny Reich.