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Bemidji State honors Thompson, Rongstad, other athletes at Beaver Nation banquet

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BEMIDJI — Senior leadership isn’t always a cliché.

For Bethany Thompson and Lance Rongstad, it was a main reason why the two were selected Bemidji State’s Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year.


Thompson was the lone senior on BSU’s volleyball team this season, while Rongstad juggled two sports and a challenging major to lead on and off the field.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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