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BSU: Benson, Nelson are NSIC second team selections

BEMIDJI -- BSU men's golfer Andrew Benson was named to the All-NSIC second team and Beavers shortstop Tyler Nelson was named second team All-NSIC in baseball.

Benson, a junior from Eden Prairie, averaged 77.7 in his 20 rounds during the 2013-14 season and finished among the top 20 in three tournaments. His best individual finish came last fall when Benson was the medalist at the Husky Classic in St. Cloud after shooting 73-72-145 on the par 72-72-144 layout.

Nelson, a sophomore from Hayfield, compiled a .366 batting average this season, ripping 52 hits in 142 at-bats. He scored 32 runs and drove in nine.

Among his hits were eight doubles and two triples. Defensively he had 14 errors in 163 chances and a fielding percentage of .859.