Robert Dusty Andersen Memorial Award

The Robert "Dusty" Andersen Memorial Award is presented in memory of Dusty to the outstanding athlete in baseball or basketball.

Dusty Andersen participated and lettered in basketball and baseball (1966-1969). Dusty was very active in campus activities, including President of the Varsity Club, Student Senate member, a member of the Dakota State College Band, and the Physical Education Major's Club. Dusty was lost to Dakota State and Friends in an automobile accident homecoming evening 1969.

Tanner Heiser (2017)

Tanner Heiser, a senior guard, is a two-time North Star Athletic Association Men's Basketball All-Conference Second Team recipient.  He was named to the NSAA Men's Basketball Player-of-the-Week twice this past winter season.

He broke the DSU school record for most 3-pointers made in a single game with 11 3-pointers at Waldorf (Iowa).  He poured a career-high 35 points twice during the season, versus Northwestern (Iowa) in Trojans' basketball season home opener last October as well as at Waldorf last February.

Heiser is fifth in the DSU Men's Basketball record book for career assists with 285.  He is also fifth in career steals with 104.  He is third in 3-point field goals made in a single season with 89 3-pointers, fifth in career 3-point field goals made with 152 3-pointers and sixth in career 3-point field goal percentage of 39 percent.

Heiser was honored as Daktronics-NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete and North Star Scholar-Athlete awards for his academic success in the classroom.

Tanner is the son of Ron and Pam Heiser of Watertown, S.D.  He is majoring in Professional Accountancy at Dakota State University.

Year Name
2017 Tanner Heiser
2016 Kyle Kilgore
2015 Derek Meger
2014 Jordan Snyder
2013 Luke Lamb
2012 Spencer Adams
2011 Bryce Snyder
2010 Brian Bolin
2009 Ryan Breitling
2008 Greg Biagi
2007 Joe Backus
2006 Terry McGowan
2005 Ryan Burggraff
2005 Josh Cuffe
2004 Kyle Konopasek
2003 Aaron Vogt
2002 J.F. Jensen
2001 Chad Kurtenbach
2000 Jason Smidt
1999 Jamie Mallery
1998 Devin Alfson
1997 Bill Koerner
1996 Justin Heckenlaible
1995 Joe Hall
1994 C. Michael Anderson
1993 Kevin Smith
1992 Bruce Koele
1991 Rob Grady
1990 Allan Evans
1989 Harold Lance II
1988 Paul Dwyer
1987 Rick Dunlap
1986 Rick Dunlap
1985 Tim Asche
1984 Todd Cavanaugh
1983 Kirk Knight
1982 Randy Schaefer
1981 Brian Jacobsen
1980 Brian Jacobsen
1979 Paul Park
1978 Kim Nelson
1977 Terry Kasperbauer
1976 Mike Nelson
1975 Warren Quail
1974 Ted Poncelet
1973 Mike Nelson
1972 Tom Shea
1971 Dave Gassman
1970 Mike Alberts
 
 
 
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