BROOKFIELD, Sick. — The Bemidji State soccer program has earned a couple of choices to the Don Hansen All-Tremendous Area 4 Staff for the fourth directly season because the 2019 checklist was once launched Tuesday. Senior defensive again Michael Junker and senior offensive lineman Nick Niemi earned First Staff choices whilst senior offensive lineman Joe Woods and sophomore working again Jalen Frye have been decided on to the second one staff.
As individuals of the primary or 2nd staff, Frye, Junker, Niemi and Woods each and every advance to a countrywide poll from which the 2019 Don Hansen NCAA Department II All-The usa staff can be decided on. The quartet suits a program excessive named to the checklist and are a part of 22 Northern Solar Intercollegiate Convention gamers decided on to the primary and 2nd groups.
Junker, a senior defensive again from Hastings, was once the NSIC chief in interceptions and completed tied for fourth nationally with 8 on his strategy to incomes 2019 NSIC North Department All-Convention First Staff Protection. He returned two interceptions for touchdowns and led the country with 272 interception go back yards this season. Junker finishes his profession as BSU’s all-time chief in interception go back yards (378) and this system’s runner-up in profession interceptions (17). He now has seven postseason awards following the 2019 season.
Niemi, a senior offensive lineman from Cloquet, earned his 2nd profession variety to the checklist as a part of one of the vital NSIC’s highest offensive strains. Woods, a senior offensive lineman from Fertile, joined Niemi as an anchor at the BSU offensive line whilst each have been named to the 2019 NSIC North Department All-Convention First Staff Offense. The duo helped the Beavers’ offense rank 2nd with 434.three general yards in line with sport, 3rd with 213.eight speeding yards in line with sport, fourth with 30.four issues in line with sport and fourth with 232.five passing yards in line with sport. Niemi and Woods additionally helped permit the fewest sacks within the NSIC with 10.
Frye, a sophomore working again from Mahtomedi, was once additionally an NSIC North Department All-Convention First Staff Offense variety and earned one NSIC Participant of the Week honor on Nov. 18 after speeding for a career-high 316 yards, 3 shy of this system single-game document. He led the NSIC with 148.6 speeding yards in line with sport, which ranked 5th nationally, and totaled 10 speeding touchdowns, which ranked 3rd within the NSIC, in simply 9 video games performed. Frye recorded six 100-yard speeding video games ultimate season and enters his junior season 10th all-time at BSU with 1,957 profession speeding yards.
The Don Hansen staff carries out the legacy of longtime small school soccer recommend Don Hansen, who passed on to the great beyond at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Sick., began and revealed Don Hansen’s Nationwide Weekly Soccer Gazette for 3 a long time, deciding on NCAA Department II All-The usa groups for the primary time in 1988. Don Hansen’s Soccer Gazette started deciding on Department II All-Area squads in 2003.