BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Bemidji State University had 19 student-athletes selected to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced today by league officials.
Bemidji State's spring contingent was led by its baseball team which had seven student-athletes recognized for academic accomplishment. BSU also had six members from its women’s outdoor track and field team honored, while three softball players, two members of the tennis team, and a women’s golfer earned recognition.
Sports considered for the Spring All-NSIC Academic Team include: baseball, softball, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, tennis and men’s and women’s golf.
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.
2013 BSU Spring Academic All-NSIC Members
Baseball – Lewis Baumann, Sr., Colorado Springs, Colo.; Ryan Brezinski, Sr., Regina, Saskatchewan; Miles Campbell, Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.; Matthew Ellinghuysen, Sr., St. Charles, Minn.; Tyler Nelson, So., Hayfield, Minn.; Jacob Oslin, So., Mora, Minn.; Steven Prichard, So., Mesa, Ariz.
Softball – Molly Arola, Sr., Walker, Minn.; Allie Duellman, Jr., Maplewood, Minn.; Kelsey Saralampi, Sr., Esko, Minn.
Women’s Track and Field - Kayla Alexander, So., Blaine, Minn.; Tess Boucher, So., Alexandria, Minn.; Tina Larson, Sr., Morris, Minn.; Ashley Larva, Sr., Floodwood Minn.; Jamie Piatt, So., New Castle, Del.; Stephanie Price, So., Thorndale, Pa.
Tennis – Emily Rollins, So., North Branch, Minn.; Caley Westin, So., Virginia, Minn.
Women’s Golf – Shelby Shevik, Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).