BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Bemidji State University landed 14 student-athletes on the 2014 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office March 13.
Bemidji State’s winter contingent was led by its women’s basketball and women’s track and field teams, which each had six student-athletes recognized for academic accomplishment. BSU also had two student-athletes from the men’s basketball team selected to the 2014 all-academic squad.
Sports considered for the Winter Academic All-NSIC Team are: men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track and field, women’s swimming and diving and wrestling.
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.
Women’s Basketball (6)
Brittany Koss (So., Grand Rapids, Minn.)
Morgan Lee (Sr., Hayward, Wis.)
Emily Reichert (So., Rogers, Minn.)
Cori Schmidt (So., Frederic, Wis.)
Erica Trabing (R-So., Prior Lake, Minn.)
Kate Warmack (Sr., East Grand Forks, Minn.) **
Women’s Track and Field (6)
Nikki Anderson (So., Becker, Minn.)
Hailey Horob (So., Williston, N.D.)
Phuong Dy Le (Jr., Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Sara Melom (So., Dawson, Minn.)
Carly Schwint (So., Fridley, Minn.)
Emily Turner (So., Windom, Minn.)
Men’s Basketball (2)
Jake Schalow (Sr., Kaukauna, Wis.) **
Brock Tesdahl (Sr., Crosby, Minn.) *
** - Three-time Winter Academic All-NSIC Team recipient
* - Two-time Winter Academic All-NSIC Team recipient
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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).