Thursday, November 13, 2008

Signing Day: Minnesota Spin

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I was at Centennial yesterday as Megan Nipe signed on the various dotted lines with George Washington. The ceremony was held in the school's media center with a pair of baseball players signing. After the event punch and cupcakes were served in Coach Becken's class room.
Park-Cottage Grove had three players sign yesterday---Katya Leick (Nebraska), Tina Fisher (Ohio) and Holly Riesselman (MSU Moorhead). From the South Washington County Bulletin.
Taylor Stippel of Stillwater signed with Michigan Tech. The 5-11 forward averaged 16.1 ppg for the Ponies last year. From the Stillwater Gazette.
Eden Prairie had two players (among 8 overall athletes) sign--Carly Rothfusz to North Dakota; and Michelle Tobin to Winona State. From the SW Scoreboard.
Rachelle Eckmann of St. James signed with North Dakota State. From the St. James Plaindealer.
Speaking of NDSU here are their four other signings:
6-5 center Janae Burich, Roseville
6-2 center Paige Beck, Sioux Falls Roosevelt
5-10 guard Danielle DeGagne, Brandon, Manitoba
5-10 guard Hannah Linz, Eden Valley-Watkins
Coach DeHoff doesn't believe in the red shirt. From the Fargo Forum
MSU Moorhead signed three:
5-11 guard Kaycee Charette, Prescott, WI
6-2 post Holly Riesselman, Park-Cottage Grove (see above PCG link)
6-1 post Katey Wrobel, Osseo-Fairchild, WI
From the Fargo Forum.
MSU Mankato signed three:
6-0 center Stephanie Haight, Sun Prairie, WI
6-0 listed as center Brittany Theisfeld, Glencoe-Silver Lake
6-0 center Ali Wilkinson, Wisconsin Heights, WI
From the Mankato Free Press
Emily Fox had an extreme makeover according to the StarTribune.
The ST says the Gophers got what they needed in the 2009 recruiting class.
North Dakota is emphasizing defense. From the Grand Forks Herald.
MSU Moorhead's Katie Waldon (Hawley) is out with a broken toe. She could be out 2 to 4 weeks. From the Fargo Forum.
St. Benedict is hoping to start strong this season. CSB's Danielle Frank of Caledonia is one half of a brother/sister duo that is making their mark on MIAC. From the St. Cloud Times.
The Sports Brain has released their broadcast schedule. Mark your calendars.
#1 Rochester CTC beat Western WI TC 91-50. Amanda Degnan (St. Charles) led the Yellowjackets with 25 points. Plus a season preview of RCTC in the Rochester Post Bulletin.
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