Bemidji State lands 17 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State lands 17 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team
Friday, March 15, 2019
Bemidji State lands 17 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Bemidji State University landed 17 student-athletes on the 2018-19 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 five members of its women’s basketball team garner the honor, while four student-athletes from the men’s basketball team were selected to the 2018-19 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 (4)
Chase Griffin (So., Nevis, Minn.)
Derek Thompson (So., Cold Spring, Minn.)
Zach Baumgartner (So., Kewaunee, Wis.)
Jacob McNallan (Jr., Andover, Minn.)

Women’s Basketball (5)
Brooklyn Bachmann (Minooka, Ill.)
Taylor Bray (So., Anoka, Minn.)
Maria Appicelli (Winona, Minn.)
Sidney Zerr (So., Shakopee, Minn.)
Gabby Dubois (So., West Fargo, N.D.)

Indoor Track and Field (8)
Courtney Anderson (Sr., Lewiston, Minn.)
Christa Benson (Sr., Mankato, Minn.)
Libby Christenson (Stewartville, Minn.)
Carissa Decko (So., Deer River, Minn.)
Reagan Grube (Sr., Eugene, Ore.)
Ashley Herdering (So., Melrose, Minn.)
Ellen Teiken (So., Detroit Lakes, Minn.)
Allyna Storms (So., Becker, 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).