BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Bemidji State’s Sierra Senske was named the 2014-15 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Freshman of the Year, announced today by league officials.
Senske appeared in all 22 NSIC games during her rookie season and started in 21. She led the Beavers scoring efforts for most of the season with a conference average of 15.3 points per game. In her 22 games played, Senske averaged 6.1 rebounds to go with 18 blocks, 11 assists and two steals.
She tied her career-high of 11 rebounds three times this season while shooting 46.6 percent from the field and 75.3 percent from the charity stripe. Senske had her best game from the field at Augustana College going 8-of-8 in 32 minutes of action. In her 22 conference games, Senske's 15.3 points per game was tenth best in the league.
Bemidji State women’s basketball finished the 2014-15 season Wednesday night with a 6-22 overall record and a 3-19 mark in the NSIC after falling in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Women’s Basketball Tournament to Wayne State College.
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).