College athletes: Blancke collects tennis honors at Northwestern College

Keagan Blancke, senior from Elk River on the Northwestern College (St. Paul) tennis team, was named UMAC player of the week, and National Christian College Athletic Association student-athlete of the week, on Tuesday.

Keagan Blancke
Keagan Blancke

He was 3-0 in both singles and doubles (with David Knight), and notched his 100th collegiate win. Overall he is 13-6 at No. 2 singles and 14-5 at No. 1 doubles for the Eagles (10-9).

Hannah Sweet, Wisconsin-Stout junior softball first baseman from Elk River, is batting .250 (15-for-60) with 19 RBI (fourth on the team) plus 14 walks (tops on the team) and has three of team’s 26 homers. The Blue Devils are 18-6.

Chelsi Winskowski, Augustana junior outfielder from Elk River, is  batting .253 (24-for-95) with 15 runs, 16 RBI, two homers, and five steals. The Bluegolds are 25-8.
Ben Jaremko and Ryan Jaremko of Elk River, both sophomores, played hockey for Concordia University of Wisconsin this year. Ryan, a defender, had three goals and three assists, and Ben, a forward, had a goal and three assists. The Falcons were 7-18.

McCabe Buege, Central Florida sophomore golfer from Rogers, has played in five of nine tournaments, averaging 76.1 strokes, fifth on the team. His top placement has been 23rd.

Tyler Stevens, junior from Elk River, and his freshman brother Eric Stevens are distance runners on the UM-Duluth track team. In the indoor season, Eric had the team’s best 1,000 meter time (2:32.63) and third-best 1,600 time (4:25.75), and placed fifth in the 1,000 at the NSIC indoor meet.

Ashton Lamp, junior from Rogers on the Winona State track team, placed fifth in the 800 (2:20.83) in the NSIC indoor meet in February.