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June 26, 2014

NSAA PRESS RELEASE

MADISON, S.D. – Thirty-nine Dakota State University (S.D.) student-athletes were named to the first-ever Spring Sports Academic North Star Scholar-Athlete honors, announced Thursday by the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA).

To be eligible for recipient to the Academic North Star Scholar-Athlete, a student-athlete must achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.

A total of 11 DSU women's basketball, 7 softball and 5 student-athletes were named to the inaugural Academic North Star Scholar-Athlete.  The Trojan men's and women's track & field programs each had eight recipients to the list. 

Below is a complete list of the spring 2014 Academic North Star Scholar-Athletes:

Women's Basketball

Name

Hometown

Major

Summer Bailey

Watauga, S.D.

Math Education

Erin Begalka

Estelline, S.D.

Marketing

Alyson Drooger

Edgerton, Minn.

Exercise Science

Courtney Hamblin

Rangiora, New Zealand

Biology

Cassie Jacobsen

Badger, S.D.

Pre-Medicine

Rachelle Moore

Artesian, S.D.

Business Management

Julie Munson

Cokato, Minn.

Physical Education

Katy Pillar

Sioux Falls, S.D.

Business Management

Erin Rabenberg

Glenham, S.D.

Physical Education

Brooke Relf

Flandreau, S.D.

Exercise Science

Jayda Swenson

Goodwin, S.D.

Elementary Education

 

Women's Track & Field

Name

Hometown

Major

Ashley Currey

Madison, S.D.

Exercise Science

Heather Dearing

Clear Lake, S.D.

Elementary Education/Special Ed.

Sara Friesen

Freeman, S.D.

Digital Arts & Design

Anastasia Gentles

Phoenix, Ariz.

Biology for Information Systems

Kylie Martin

Dakota Dunes, S.D.

Exercise Science

Clara Schild

Yankton, S.D.

Undecided

Victoria Sopko

Forest City, Iowa

Education

Kayla Sveen

Janesville, Minn.

Elementary Education

 

Men's Track & Field

Name

Hometown

Major

Michael Carson

Dakota City, Neb.

Cyber Security

Edward Clark

Baltic, S.D.

Undecided

Zach Ely

Colton, S.D.

Exercise Science

Ryan Gimbel

Hill City, S.D.

Business Education

Caleb Hemphill

Burlington, Iowa

Computer Science

Michael Hoffman

Beresford, S.D.

Computer Network Security

Trevor Jacobsen

Viborg, S.D.

Undecided

Brandon Knutson

Wilmot, S.D.

Undecided

 

Softball

Name

Hometown

Major

Lynnie Angle

Colman, S.D.

Undecided

Lori Harshbarger

Holcomb, Kan.

Computer Science

Kelli Heiser

Watertown, S.D.

Education

Brittany Hill

Chino, Calif.

Undecided

Ellie Kristensen

San Jose, Calif.

Physical Science

Lexy Miller

Victoria, B.C. Canada

Exercise Science

Marita Rasche

Jackson, Minn.

Accounting

 

Baseball

Name

Hometown

Major

Riley Bullington

Brookings, S.D.

Business Management

Danny Flahie

Moab, Utah

Exercise Science

Ross Kortan

Tyndall, S.D.

Physical Education

David Novak

Tucson, Ariz.

Undecided

Evan Steemken

North Sioux City, Iowa

Education

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
  • Nov. 22 - Men's Basketball vs Northwestern College - L 85-64 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 22 - Women's Basketball vs Grand View University - W 103-80 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 21 - Women's Basketball vs 15Northwestern College - L 75-71 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 19 - Men's Basketball vs Augustana College-Sioux Falls - L 95-51 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 18 - Women's Basketball vs University of Sioux Falls - L 90-70 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 15 - Men's Basketball vs Mount Marty College - W 78-67 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 15 - Women's Basketball vs McPherson College - W 73-50 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 14 - Women's Basketball vs Graceland University - W 77-73 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 12 - Volleyball vs Mayville State University - L 25-23,17-25,25-19,25-18 - recap - stats
  • Nov. 11 - Men's Basketball vs Northwestern College - L 84-81 - recap - stats
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