M State continued a longstanding custom in Spartan athletics on Monday, April 17, internet hosting its forty eighth annual All Sports activities Banquet in recognition of Spartan athletic groups and athletes.
The banquet was held in Legacy Corridor, on the school’s Fergus Falls campus, with a rib dinner catered by the native American Legion. The night time was capped off by a celebration of two M State Scholar Athlete of the Yr award winners, and two Coaches Award winners.
The Scholar Athlete of the Yr winners are Emily Dehler and Brett Engelmeyer, who had been acknowledged for his or her excellence within the classroom in addition to in athletics.
The Coaches Award winners are Abby Tysdal and Logan Pulju, who had been acknowledged for exemplifying what it means to be a Spartan.
Dehler, a sophomore from Pierz, Minn., is a two-year member of the Spartan volleyball and girls’s basketball groups. The volleyball crew completed fifth within the Nationwide Junior Faculty Athletic Affiliation nationwide event, and Dehler was chosen to the 2nd crew of the Minnesota Faculty Athletic Convention (MCAC) Southern Division. She was within the high 5 for scoring and rebounds within the MCAC, acquired 2nd crew All Division honors, and was named 2nd crew All MCAC. She was named Southern Division Participant of the Week, and her teammates voted her Most Beneficial Participant and crew captain. Dehler additionally excels within the classroom, and was named to the MCAC All Educational Crew each years. She can be bringing her basketball expertise to the College of Wisconsin-Superior subsequent yr.
Engelmeyer, a sophomore from Melrose, Minn., was chosen by Spartan teaching workers as this yr’s male Scholar Athlete of the Yr after taking part in basketball and baseball for 2 years at M State. Engelmeyer excels within the classroom and has the excellence of being named to the MCAC All Educational crew each years. Athletically, he performed an vital position on a really profitable males’s basketball crew and is the highest beginning pitcher for the baseball crew. The baseball season remains to be in progress.
Spartan coaches additionally choose the Coaches Award winners, who’re famous as pupil athletes of excessive character which have a willingness to assist coaches and others be their greatest and are nice teammates.
Tysdal, a sophomore from Fergus Falls, gained this yr’s feminine Coaches Award. She has performed two years of softball and basketball and was the statistician for the Woman Spartan volleyball crew.
Pulju, a freshman from Perham, gained this yr’s male Coaches Award. He’s a member of the Spartan baseball crew and in addition ran the scoreboard for volleyball, did statistics for basketball and performs many further duties for the baseball crew.