Supinski adds one on first day of early signing period

Supinski adds one on first day of early signing period
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Supinski adds one on first day of early signing period

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University head softball coach Rick Supinski announced today the signing of Elaina Christiansen (C/CF, Brainerd, Minn.) for the 2018 season during the first day of the early signing period.

All signees are contingent upon admission to BSU and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Elaina Christiansen – 5-3 - C/CF – Brainerd, Minn. (Brainerd HS)
Brainerd HS:
Letter winner in both softball and hockey for Brainerd High School… Central Lakes All-Conference Honorable mention in 2015 and named All-Conference in 2016 and 2017… Minnesota Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Section Team in 2015 and 2016… Central Lakes Conference Player of the Week in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Personal: Born on March 23, 2000 and is the daughter of Marty and Teresa Christiansen… Currently undecided on a major while at Bemidji State... Uncle Aaron Gurman played tennis at Minot State University and uncle Todd Wolf played baseball at Minot State.

Supinski on Christiansen: “Bootsie has one of the strongest arms I have seen from the catching position as well as the outfield. Her personality will be an uplifting addition to our team in the future.”

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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).