College Highlights (Dec. 9)

NEW Media Staff

Bemidji State University

Shawano Community High School graduate Brooke Theis played a combined 44 minutes across a pair of Bemidji State women’s basketball games last week.

In a loss to St. Cloud State on Dec. 1, Theis posted two points, two rebounds and a steal across 22 minutes. In a loss to Minnesota-Duluth on Dec. 3, Theis recorded two points, four rebounds and one assist across 20 minutes.

Northern Michigan University

Wittenberg-Birnamwood grad Abi Fraaza helped the Northern Michigan women’s basketball team to two wins last week.

In a win over Purdue Northwest on Dec. 1, Fraaza tallied three points and one rebound across 15 minutes. She played six minutes against UW-Parkside on Dec. 3, recording two points and a rebound.

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Bonduel graduate Kara Troxel played in both of the Wisconsin Lutheran women’s basketball team’s games last week.

She started and played 15 minutes during a loss to Concordia on Nov. 30, tallying two points and one rebound. Troxel contributed four points, two assists and a steal across 18 minutes in a win over Edgewood on Dec. 3.

Pulaski graduate Trevor Stiede combined to play 43 minutes across two games for the WLC men’s basketball team last week.

In a win over Concordia on Nov. 29, Stiede tallied 12 points, two rebounds, two assists and a steal across 28 minutes. He recorded three points and one assist in 15 minutes and a loss to Edgewood on Dec. 3.

Ripon College

Witt-Birn grad Lauren Bahr had a busy couple days of swimming for the Ripon women’s swim team at the Pioneer Classic in Grinnell, Iowa, on Dec. 2-3.

Individually, Bahr took 14th in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1 minute, 5.96 seconds. She placed 16th in the 100 freestyle (57.83), 29th in the 50 freestyle (26.67) and 36th in the 100 IM (1:10.16).

Bahr was on several relay teams, helping the 200 freestyle team (1:45.67) take ninth, the 400 medley team (4:21.07) to 11th, the 200 medley team (1:59.62) to 13th and the 400 freestyle team (3:51.33) to seventh.

UW-Stevens Point

Pulaski grads T.J. Shaw and Gracie Mihalski each competed at the Wheaton Invitational Swim Meet on Dec. 2-3 while representing UW-Stevens Point.

Shaw placed fourth in the 1,65o freestyle with a time of 17:20.19. He was 12th in the 500 freestyle (4:54.98) and 20th in the 200 freestyle (1:50.16).

Mihalski took 26th in the 100 backstroke (1:11.08), tied for 29th in the 50 freestyle (27.23) and was 32nd in the 100 freestyle (59.9).

Oconto Falls graduate Graeson Pankratz wrestled in an extra match during the UW-Stevens Point wrestling team’s dual with UW-Oshkosh on Dec. 1.

Pankratz won the 133-pound bout by major decision, 10-1.


Pulaski graduate Sheridan Flauger started and played 30-plus minutes in both of the UW-Parkside women’s basketball team’s games last week.

Flauger played 32 minutes in a win over Michigan Tech on Dec. 1, tallying 18 points, two rebounds, six assists and a steal. She had seven points, six rebounds, one steal and two assists across 34 minutes in a loss to Northern Michigan on Dec. 3.

St. Cloud State University

Pulaski graduate Jasmine Litt combined to play 17 minutes across two St. Cloud State women’s basketball team’s games last week.

In a win over Bemidji State on Dec. 1, Litt tallied three points and four rebounds across nine minutes. Litt grabbed two rebounds across eight minutes in a win over Minnesota-Crookston on Dec. 3.

Grand Canyon University

Witt-Birn grad Wyatt Dickman swam in several events for the Grand Canyon men’s team during the Miami University Invite that took place Dec. 1-3.

Dickman came in eighth in the 500 freestyle (4:41.96), 10th in the 100 breaststroke (55.97) and fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:00.53).

Dickman was also on the ninth-place finishing 400 medley relay (3:22.36), second-place finishing 800 freestyle relay (6:37.16) and sixth-place finishing 400 freestyle relay (3:02.44).

Concordia University

Bonduel graduate Kalleigh Schroeder got the indoor track and field season started by competing in the triple jump for the Concordia women’s team at the Ripon Winter Open on Dec 2-3.

She placed fifth in the event with a top leap of 9.28 meters.

Saginaw Valley State University

Shawano grad Tori DePerry helped the Saginaw Valley State women’s basketball team to a win over Wayne State on Dec. 3.

DePerry played 39 minutes and scored 17 points. She also tallied 11 rebounds, three assists and a block.

St. Norbert College

Shawano graduate Nathan Krizan earned a spot on the All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference first team after his senior football season at St. Norbert.

Krizan helped St. Norbert average 155.8 yards rushing per game and was on an offensive line that allowed just 17 quarterback sacks.

Oconto Falls graduate Emily Gonnering and Lena graduate Kennedy Marquardt each competed in two events for the women’s track and field team during the Ripon Winter Open on Dec. 2-3.

Marquardt placed second in the 300 dash (43.8) and 10th in the 200 (27.8). Gonnering came in 17th in the weight throw (12.01 meters) and 22nd in the shot put (8.87 meters).

Carroll University

Pulaski grad Jake Binkowski made the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin second team for his play as a defensive back for the Carroll football team.

The sophomore intercepted four passes this season, returning three for scores. He also had 43 total tackles and a fumble recovery.

Concordia University-St. Paul

Pulaski graduate Andrew Egnarski landed on the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference second team after his junior season on the Concordia-St. Paul football team.

He was the conference’s top tackler with 10.8 stops per game. He racked up 10-plus tackles in each of the team’s final six games.

UW-Eau Claire

Bonduel grad Parker Bohm was named to the All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honorable mention team as a special teams player for the UW-Eau Claire football team.

Bohm served a long snapper for Eau Claire, while also tallying three total tackles.