BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Bemidji State University sophomore Hannah Alme has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tennis Player of the Week in an announcement by the league office. The sophomore went 6-0 and helped the Beavers post three victories March 1-4.
Alme was 3-0 in singles action earning, a pair of victories in the No. 2 position, 7-5, 6-2 versus Minnesota Duluth and 8-1 in non-conference action versus Wisconsin-River Falls, and an 8-3 victory versus Minnesota Crookston in her No. 1 singles debut. She also paired with fellow sophomore Brooke Mimmack to go 3-0 in doubles play. BSU’s No. 2 doubles pair team won 8-1 over UWRF and 8-2 over Minnesota Duluth, while they posted an 8-3 victory at No. 1 doubles Sunday versus UMC.
Alme is now 8-1 in singles play, including a 6-1 mark versus NSIC competition, and is 6-3 as a doubles player.
The Baldwin, Wis. native becomes the first BSU Tennis player to earn a weekly conference award since the league honored Caley Westin March 19, 2012.
Bemidji State, now 6-3 overall and 4-3 in NSIC play, travels to Moorhead, Minn. to take on Minnesota State University Moorhead and University of Mary Mar. 24 and 25.
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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).