Bemidji State lands 13 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State lands 13 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Bemidji State lands 13 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Bemidji State University had 13 student-athletes earn a spot on the 2017-18 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team.

Bemidji State’s winter contingent was led by its indoor track and field team, which had eight student-athletes recognized for academic accomplishment. BSU also had three members of its women’s basketball team and two student-athletes from its men’s basketball team selected to the 2017-18 all-academic squad.

Sports considered for the Winter Academic All-NSIC Team are: men’s and women’s basketball, women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s indoor track and field 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.

Men’s Basketball (2)
Christian Pekarek (Sr., Little Falls, Minn.)
Kyle Sorenson (So., Caledonia, Minn.)

Women’s Basketball (3)
McKayla Scheuer (So., Marshfield, Wis.)
Sierra Senske (Sr., Glyndon, Minn.)
Haley Zerr (Jr., Shakopee, Minn.)

Indoor Track and Field (8)
Amanda Anderson (Sr., Coon Rapids, Minn.)
Courtney Anderson (Jr., Lewiston, Minn.)
Christa Benson (Jr., Mankato, Minn.)
Regan Grube (Jr., Eugene, Ore.)
Madison Kealy (Sr., Becker, Minn.)
Kristen Petron (So., Rice, Minn.)
Samara Tobeck (Jr., Bertha, Minn.)
Samantha Velde (Sr., Fergus Falls, 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).