Boomsma continued to build on his impressive running career at Dakota State when he added his third overall NAIA Indoor Track All-American this past March. He qualified for the NAIA Indoor track Nationals in the men's 60-meter dash, where he clocked a time of 6.81 seconds for the eighth-best time in the semifinals which advanced him to the finals.
Boomsma finished seventh in the finals with a time of 6.83 seconds, bringing his total of NAIA All-American honors to five in his career at DSU.
Boomsma also qualified for the NAIA Outdoor Track Nationals last May and has already secured a spot in this year's national meet in the 100-meters and 200-meters. He was also named All-Conference at the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Track & Field meet after winning the 60-meters and 200-meters in Brookings last February.
Boomsma earned NSAA Indoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week honors twice during the 2016 indoor track season for the Trojans.
Kullos had a monstrous eason for the Trojan Football team where he broke numerous school records. He was named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)-NAIA Football All-American First Team at linebacker position after breaking numerous tackle recods.
He holds the DSU Football school record for most career tackles with 441, single-season tackle record with 181, and single-game record of 25 tackles versus Waldorf (Iowa) on Sept. 12.
Kullos was also selected as the North Star Athletic Association Defensive Player-of-the-Year after leading the natino in total tackles. He registered six (6) quarterback sacks, two (2) interceptions and four (4) forced fumbles in 2015.
He is also a two-time NSAA All-Conference First Team recipient and was honored as the conference's defensive player-of-the-week three times during the season.
Kullos was named the NAIA Football National Defensive Player-of-the-Week on Oct. 19. He was one of the 22 NAIA Football players being selected to the Cliff Harris Small College Defensive Player-of-the-Year list.
Kullos earned the College of Sports Information Directos of American Academic All-American College Division, Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award and NSAA Fall Sports Scholar Athlete for his academic achievements in the classroom.
Ben is the son of Berney and Nancy Kullos of Peoria, Ariz. He is a senior Math Education at DSU.
|2016||Seth Boosma||Track & Field|
|2015||Mark Moeller||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2014||Seth Boomsma||Track & Field|
|Andy Coy||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2012||Andy Coy||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2011||Anthony Drealan||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2010||Tyler Van Peursem||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2009||Tyler Van Peursem||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2008||Chris Heezen||Cross Country and Track & Field|
|2003||Ted Sees||Cross Country, Track|
|2002||Ted Sees||Cross Country, Track|
|2000||Doyle John Ecklein||Cross Country, Track|
|1998||Brian Tvedt||Cross Country, Track|
|1997||Kurt Wallace||Football, Track|
|1996||Brian Tvedt||Cross Country, Track|
|1995||Tard Smith||Football, Track|
|1993||Ryan Phillips||Cross Country, Track|
|1992||Ryan Phillips||Cross Country, Track|
|1988||Ira Russey||Football, Track|
|1986||Adam Clark||Football, Track|
|1985||Tim Asche||Basketball, Baseball|
|1984||Mark Jacobsen||Football, Basketball, Baseball|
|1983||Randy Schaefer||Basketball, Baseball|
|1982||Monty Christensen||Football, Track|
|1981||Brian Jacobsen||Football, Basketball, Baseball|
|1980||Mike Hieb||Cross Country, Track|
|1979||Kevin Berg||Cross Country, Track|