Warner’s Alyssa Jung will play for the Presentation College volleyball team this fall.
Jung was a two-year letter winner for the Monarchs and was elected as team captain her senior season. She helped the Monarchs to a perfect 34-0 campaign and the State B volleyball title. Warner did not drop a single set all season. The 5-foot-8 libero was named to the Aberdeen American News All-Area team and the All-Lake Region Conference team as well. As a junior, Jung helped Warner to a 28-2 record and the Lake Region Conference title.
This past season, she had 301 digs and 62 aces. As a junior, she had 158 digs and 71 aces.
NSIC All-Academic teams
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced its All-Academic Teams for the 2012-13 winter seasons. To be eligible for this honor, the student-athlete must be a member of the varsity traveling team and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher, be a sophomore and completed at least one full academic year at his/her institution.
Northern State athletes who achieved this honor included:
Men’s Basketball: Seth Bachand, So., Sturgis; Jared Hannigan, Jr., Aberdeen; Jeffrey Tobin, Jr., Langford; Mitchell White, So., Rapid City; Trent Zomer, Jr., Melbourne, Australia.
Women’s Basketball: Yvonne Freese, Sr., Lanesboro, Minn.; Sarah Hintz, Sr.,. Woodbury, Minn.; Kara Hofschild, So., Andover, Minn.; Katrina Kjerstad, Jr., Wall; Rachel Krogman, So., Elkton; Allison Kusler, Jr., Aberdeen; Megan Mutchler, So., Newell; Erin Rabenberg, So., Mobridge; Sami Smith, So., Sioux Falls; Mercede Stotesbery, So., Sioux Falls.
Men’s Track and Field: Luke Hauert, Sr., Plankinton; Andrew Johnson, So., Aberdeen; Hunter Kopff, So., Monticello, Minn.; Nicholas Kranz, Jr., Watertown; Shawn Schnabel, Jr., Aberdeen; Jayce Seelig, Sr., Lisbon, N.D.
Women’s Track and Field: Mikayla Barondeau, Sr., Frederick; Lindsey Fluharty, Sr., Prior Lake, Minn., Maria Franker, Sr., Viborg; Theresa Knapp, Sr., Madison; Mariah Nelson, So., Mitchell; Mikayla Perryman, Jr., Dakota Dunes; Jill Schaefer, Sr., Chester; Leandra Schlecht, So., Watertown; Hannah Treinen, Jr., Ortonville, Minn.; Alexandra Webster, Jr., Ashley, N.D.
Swimming and Diving: Elizabeth Cvrk, Jr., Sioux City, Iowa; Samantha Gunning, So., Fargo, N.D.; Brittany Hiten, Sr., Rapid City; Sarah Iwerks, Sr., Aberdeen; Alana King, Sr., Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Cynthia Konechne, Sr., Kimball; Ashley LaFave, Jr., Aberdeen; Hannah Mastel, Jr., Fargo, N.D.; Sara Peterson, Jr., Sioux Falls; Allie Samuels, Sr., Cody, Wyo.; Amanda Taylor, Jr., Miller; Mikaela Waiflein, So., Aberdeen.
Elizabeth Lamb and Brittany Hills, members of the Dakota Wesleyan women’s basketball team, earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors. Lamb, a senior accounting and criminal justice double major, has a 3.93 GPA in her final year at DWU. The 5-7 guard from Onida earned All-GPAC honorable mention honors a few weeks ago. Hills, a 5-9 guard from Summit, is a senior elementary education major with a 3.72 GPA.
The Northern State swimming team has been recognized for its academic efforts in the classroom by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The CSCAA presents the Team Scholar All-American award to college and university swimming and diving squads who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Northern State was one of 45 Division II teams to earn Scholar All-American status. The Wolves hold a cumulative average of 3.429 following the fall semester, which ranks seventh among those teams. This marks the fifth straight year that the Wolves have earned Scholar All-American status from the CSCAA.
Michael Pool will play for the Presentation College men’s soccer team this upcoming season. Pool is a forward from Pearl River, La., where he was a letter winner and was elected as a team captain during his senior season.
The Presentation College baseball team will play a pair of games this Friday against Dakota Wesleyan in Mitchell. The double header starts at noon.
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