Area athletes to join Mary H.O.F
BISMARCK - Two former area athletes will be inducted into the Marauders Hall of Fame today at the University of Mary.
Two-time NAIA All-American football player Jake Pfau, a Beulah native, and All-American basketball player Andrea (Ronderos) Erdmann, a Washburn native, will join 79 other individuals previously inducted in 22 previous classes.
The school is also inducting the 1976-77 and '77-78 men's basketball teams.
Pfau (2001-04) is Mary's all-time career leader in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns and is second in receptions. His play earned him a spot on the NAIA all-decade team for the 2000s. Pfau is the only Mary receiver to gain 1,000 receiving yards in two seasons and was the conference player of the year his senior year.
Erdmann, who was Ronderos during her career (2003-06), was a defensive player of the year in the DAC and led the Marauders to conference titles in their final years in NAIA.
She averaged 15.1 points as a senior and is seventh all-time in Mary scoring with 1,407 points in three seasons. She transferred to the Bismarck school after a year with Northern State (S.D.).
- Daily News Staff
MHS tennis improves to 7-0
MANDAN - The Minot High School boys tennis team rode the top of its lineup to a 6-3 West Region win over Mandan on Thursday.
The victory secured the regular season region title and gave Minot the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye in next week's region tournament.
The Magicians (7-0 region) picked up wins at the top four singles positions with each player winning in straight sets.
Minot senior Landon Klein had a confidence-building win at No. 2 against Mandan's Erik Porter.
"Landon has been so close to the top players all year and we have tons of confidence in him," Minot coach Scott DeLorme said in a press release. "Knowing how hard he competes every match, we knew he'd get us a big win this year."
The Magicians also won at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles in straight sets.
Minot will play the winner of No. 4 Bismarck High and No. 5 Williston in the second round about 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Bismarck.
- Daily News Staff