Members of the Black Hills State University men’s and women’s Yellow Jacket basketball teams were honored at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic Basketball Tournament.
Forward Luke Enos, junior business administration major from Rapid City, was named to the NAIA 1st-Team All-American for his efforts on the court this season. Enos averaged 19 points and six rebounds per game helping the Yellow Jackets win their second Dakota Athletic Conference (DAC) title and their second consecutive appearance in the National Tournament. Guard Cain Atkinson, junior business administration major from Evanston, Wyo., was named NAIA Honorable Mention All-American for his second season. Atkinson, who averaged 16 points per game this season, has a total of 1,538 career points at BHSU with one season left to play.
Katelynn Lamb, junior pre-dentistry major from Onida, was recognized as an NAIA 1st-Team All-American. Lamb averaged 14 points and four rebounds per game and was a major part of the Yellow Jacket’s success this season. Lamb was also named an NAIA Scholar-Athlete for her academic achievements. Jenna Bolstad, senior education major from Homestead, Mont.; Brittany Fuhrman, senior human services major from Mobridge; Janna Schriber, junior sociology major from Gillette, Wyo.; Mandy Brumfield, junior business administration major from Dickenson, N.D.; and Tiffany Thomas, junior biology major from Laurel, Mont.; were also named NAIA Scholar-Athletes. The NAIA Scholar-Athlete award is given to athletes who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
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Sunday, December 11, 2016