ZEIS, NEWELL EARN TOP NSIC AWARDS
Alexis Zeis has been named the Northern Sun's indoor track athlete of the year, while Dennis Newell earned the award as the top coach.
Zeis scored a conference-leading 30 points at the NSIC indoor meet in Mankato, Minn., on Feb. 24. Zeis became the first runner in conference history to win the mile, 3,000-meter run and 5,000 in the same meet in helping the Marauders to the conference title.
The Bismarck High product is a 10-time All-American and will compete at indoor nationals on March 9-10 in Pittsburgh, Kan.
Newell led the Marauders to their first indoor title since 2015, including six conference champions.