Recapping college action by area graduates.
• College of St. Scholastica freshman high-jumper Nicole Christianson (Coon Rapids) was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Athlete of te Week, Dec. 11 after winning The Opener, indoor track meet in Duluth Dec.8. She cleared the bar set at 5-feet, 1.57-inches to win the competition and was one centimeter from a new program best. • [...]
Several prep grads from the ABC Newspapers-area leave their mark on the college ranks.
• Brett Tester, College of St. Scholastica junior forward and Andover graduate had a double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds in a 74-66 win over University of Minnesota-Morris Jan. 28. • Jeremy Hecker, College of St. Scholastica junior nordic skier and Andover graduate had a historic day at Green Acres recreation area in Lake Elmo [...]
• Alyssa Buchner, St. Catherine’s freshman basketball team member and Coon Rapids graduate, had nine points, five rebounds and one shot block in an 80-59 win over Carleton College Jan. 14. It was Buchner’s first start for the Wildcats. She has 16 points in five games this season with 11 rebounds and two steals. • [...]