BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University’s Amanda Tronick and Tahi Nomane have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 3-9.
Tronick led the BSU volleyball team in its final weekend of the 2014 season totaling 21 kills (3.00 k/s), while hitting .291, which was good for second among her teammates. She posted a team-high 13 kills and four errors on 36 attempts (.250) Friday at Augustana College before netting eight kills on 19 swings to lead the team with a .368 hitting percentage versus No. 8 Wayne State College in the season finale Saturday. In addition she finished the weekend with seven digs, one service ace and two assists.
The Hutchinson, Minn. native wrapped up her sophomore season second on the team with 248 kills (2.43 k/s), while her .202 hitting percentage and 46 blocks (7bs-39ba) placed her fourth among her teammates.
Nomane led the BSU football team’s running game Nov. 7 against Minnesota State University Moorhead, totaling a career-high of 99 yards on 25 carries. He also set a career-high with two touchdown runs.
Nomane is now second on the team with 261 yards rushing and five touchdowns on the season.
The BSU football team (3-7; 3-3 NSIC North) concludes its 2014 season Nov. 15 as the Beavers welcome Northern State University to Chet Anderson Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. with the game being designated as senior day and Veterans Appreciation Day.
The Bemidji State volleyball team wrapped up the 2014 season with an overall record of 5-23 and a 3-15 mark in NSIC play. The conclusion of the season also signified the end of four seniors collegiate careers. Rachel Craig, Courtney Volkmann, Kelsi Crawford and Elissa Christensen have used all of their eligibility and will graduate in the spring. Fifth-year head coach Wayne Chadwick will return 11 players to his roster in 2015, including Jessica Yost, who led the team in kills (300), and Kayla DeJong, who posted a team-best 436 digs in 2014.