College notes

Kvidera named Golfer of Week

• The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) announced April 18 that Augustana’s Emily

Emily Kvidera
Emily Kvidera

Kvidera has been named Golfer of the Week.

Kvidera, a junior from Blaine, captured medalist honors at the Augustana Spring Invitational April 14-15, firing a four-over-par 148 to help the Vikings win the 12-team tournament.

Kvidera shot an even-par 72 in the April 15 final round to move from seventh place to first. She turned in a four-over 76 in the opening round April 14.

The tournament victory was the sixth this season for Augustana.

This is the third NSIC Golfer of the Week nod of Kvidera’s college career.


O’Donnell  commits to Augustana

• Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S.D., head baseball coach Tim Huber announced the commitment of six student-athletes for the 2013 season, among them Andover High School senior Patrick O’Donnell.

A three-year letterwinner and starter, O’Donnell is a two-time all-conference selection.  He also picked up all-section honors as a junior. O’Donnell is an outfielder.

“The centerfield spot is a position we have been working hard to fill, and Patrick fits the bill out there,” Huber said. “He also adds team speed we have been looking for and some potential pop in his bat to go with it.”


Parvi earns fourth letter with Luther swim/dive team

• Sean Parvi, a 2008 graduate of Anoka High School and the son of Dale and Pamela Parvi of Ramsey, earned his fourth letter as a member of the Luther College swimming and diving team. Parvi was presented this award at the team’s award banquet held April 15, at Peace Dining Center located on Luther’s Campus.


Gerads selected to All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team

• Bethel University senior Chaz Gerads of Blaine is honored to be Bethel’s selection to the All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Sportsmanship Team. Members of the All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team are selected by their coaches and teammates as individuals who demonstrate ideals of positive sportsmanship both on and off the field of competition.

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