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NSAA Winter Sports Champions of Character recipients announced

NSAA Winter Sports Champions of Character recipients announced

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association is proud to announce the listing of winter sports Champions of Character.  Each winter sports head coach nominated a recipient for the NSAA Champions of Character award.

Through the Champions of Character program, the NAIA and the North Star schools provide training for student-athletes and professional development for coaches and staff by emphasizing the five core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership."

Each member institution has a team member that best represents these core values.  Representing their teams on the North Star Champions of Character Team are:

2015-16 North Star Athletic Association Winter Sports Champions of Character recipients

Name

School

Sport

Sara Friesen

Dakota State (S.D.)

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Spencer Carlson

Dakota State (S.D.)

Men's Indoor Track & Field

Rachel Turi

Viterbo (Wis.)

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Josh Housel

Viterbo (Wis.)

Men's Indoor Track & Field

Mason Frank

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Men's Indoor Track & Field

Alysse Charlesworth

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Karissa Vetsch

Waldorf (Iowa)

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Adam Brinkman

Waldorf (Iowa)

Men's Indoor Track & Field

Lenzel Koskela

Valley City State (N.D.)

Men's Indoor Track & Field

Seri Geisler

Valley City State (N.D.)

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Samantha Van Heuveln

Jamestown (N.D.)

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Nathan Willer

Jamestown (N.D.)

Men's Indoor Track & Field

Courtney Hulstein

Dakota State (S.D.)

Women's Basketball

Derek Meger

Dakota State (S.D.)

Men's Basketball

Heidi Huebner

Viterbo (Wis.)

Women's Basketball

Tyler Kastenschmidt

Viterbo (Wis.)

Men's Basketball

Jacob Grondrezick

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Men's Basketball

Jalyn Klauser

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Women's Basketball

Jenna Quina

Waldorf (Iowa)

Women's Basketball

Michael Morgan

Waldorf (Iowa)

Men's Basketball

Alex Quist

Valley City State (N.D.)

Men's Basketball

Courtney Dixon

Valley City State (N.D.)

Women's Basketball

Mark Potter

Jamestown (N.D.)

Men's Basketball

Paige Emmel

Jamestown (N.D.)

Women's Basketball

Tyler Morgan

Bellevue (Neb.)

Men's Basketball

Klarissa Ayala

Presentation (S.D.)

Women's Basketball

Trevor Flemmer

Presentation (S.D.)

Men's Basketball

Liz Hoglo

Mayville State (N.D.)

Women's Basketball

Jamal Branco

Mayville State (N.D.)

Men's Basketball


Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director