Thursday, May 24, 2012
BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Bemidji State University landed 23 student-athletes on the 2012 Spring Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office today.
BSU’s 23 representatives, on the 461-member All-Academic team, ranked 10th in the 14-team NSIC, trailing Winona State University (53), University of Minnesota Duluth (49), Minnesota State University, Mankato (49), Augustana College (46), University of Mary (40), St. Cloud State University (39), Wayne State College (36), Concordia University, St. Paul (33) and Northern State University (28).
Bemidji State’s spring contingent was led by its baseball and women’s track and field teams, which each had seven student-athletes recognized for academic accomplishment. BSU also had three members from each of its women’s tennis, women’s golf and softball teams honored.
Sports considered for the Spring All-NSIC Academic Team are: baseball, softball, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, men’s and women’s golf and women’s tennis.
To be eligible for the Academic All-NSIC Team, student-athletes must maintain a grade-point average of 3.20 or better, be a member of a varsity traveling team and have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at his or her institution with one full year completed at that campus.
2012 BSU Spring Academic All-NSIC Members
Lewis Baumann, Jr., Colorado Springs, Colo.
Ryan Brezinski, Jr., Regina, Saskatchewan
Miles Campbell, So., Eden Prairie, Minn.
Matthew Ellinghuysen, Jr., St. Charles, Minn.
Mauricio Gomez, Sr., Caracas, Venezuela
Juan Molero, Sr., Maracaibo, Venezuela
Jacob Tuholsky, So., Big Lake, Minn.
Women’s Outdoor Track and Field (7)
Sara Churness, So., Big Lake, Minn.
Alison Hougen, Sr., Bemidji, Minn.
Tina Larson, Jr., Cyrus, Minn.
Ashley Larva, Jr., Floodwood, Minn.
Michelle Ohman, Sr., Prior Lake, Minn.
Bethany Thompson, Jr., Owatonna, Minn.
Danielle Wold, So., Hatton, N.D.
Courtney Anderson, Sr., Virginia, Minn.
Megan Beard, Sr., Eveleth, Minn.
Kelsey Saralampi, Jr., Esko, Minn.
Women’s Tennis (3)
Kelli Chrisitansen, Sr., Bemidji, Minn.
Britney Greenwaldt, Sr., Morris, Minn.
Briana Rueter, So., Freeport, Minn.
Women’s Golf (3)
Shelby Shevik, So., Marine on St. Croix, Minn.
Maria Sloan, So., Coleraine, Minn.
Rachel Wold, So., Crookston, Minn.
Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).