EDINA, Minn. – 17 Bemidji State University women’s hockey student-athletes were recognized Thursday as Western Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team members announced by the WCHA.
With 17 of the team’s 25 woman roster, Bemidji State ties for the conference lead among the eight league members.
Members of the Beavers’ 2016-17 team recognized as part of the All-WCHA Academic Team include: Emily Bergland (So., F, Thief River Falls, Minn.); Mackenzie Bruch (Sr., G, Barrie, Ontario); Erin Deters (Jr. G, Sartell, Minn.) Carley Esse (Sr., D, Cloquet, Minn.); Reilly Fawcett (Jr., F, Proctor, Minn.); Melissa Hunt (So., D, Hartney, Manitoba); Madison Hutchinson (Sr., D, Manitou, Manitoba); Alexis Joyce (Jr., D, Lakeville, Minn.); Lisa Laiti (So., D, Fairbanks, Alaska); Sylvia Marolt (So., F, Thief River Falls, Minn.); Lauren Miller (Sr., F, Brockville, Ontario); Brittni Mowat (Sr., G, Glenboro, Manitoba); Ciscely Nelson (Jr., F, Roseau, Minn.); Natalie Stanwood (So., D, West Vancouver, British Columbia); Emma Terres (Jr., F/D, New Hope. Minn.); Summer Thibodeau (Jr., F, Maple Grove, Minn.); Bailey Wright (Jr., F, Anchorage, Alaska).
To qualify for the WCHA All-Academic Team, student-athletes must have completed one year of eligibility at present institution, prior to the current academic year and have a GPA of at least 3.0 for the previous two semesters or three quarters.
A total of one hundred and fourteen student-athletes from the WCHA were selected to the all-academic team.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU 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).