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Senior Dennis Granath's swing is smooth and has netted him national accolades. But it's a job after graduation that he seeks most. (credit: Credit: Greg Smith-GSmithSports)

Beyond Bounds: Hire SJU’s Swedish Sensation Dennis Granath

Dear hiring managers in Minnesota … Dennis Granath already has a polished LinkedIn, but I’ve taken the liberty to morph this blog of mine into in-depth — and yet truthfully entertaining — resume for Mr. Granath.

04/20/2013

Senior captain Michaela Burroughs has the St. Kate's women's tennis team en route to its first MIAC title in program history. (credit: St. Catherine Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: Burroughs Has St. Kate’s Tennis On Verge Of History

Take a glance at the MIAC women’s tennis standings and there’s an unfamiliar name atop it. St. Kate’s? A team that has never won the league title? … How? Senior captain and No. 2 singles […]

04/13/2013

Senior Austin Jiang is a three-time All-MIAC selection, but this year is his first leading Carleton College at No. 1 singles. (credit: Carleton College)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Carleton Star Austin Jiang

Standard conversational topics – tennis, school, his part-time post office job – appeared to marginally pique Austin Jiang’s interest.

04/06/2013

Senior Dylan Thomas led the Tommies to a third-place finish at nationals last year, hoping to make it a D-III title this season. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: UST’s Ace Also Hits, Eyes The MLB Draft

What Dylan Thomas has – a right arm that throws 93 mph with more than enough control to be named the 2012 MIAC’s Pitcher of the Year.

04/05/2013

Bethel freshman basketball star Rachel Parupsky dominated in the MIAC in points, rebounds and blocks to net national Rookie of the Year honors -- but she grapples with an irrational fear of cereal. (credit: Bethel/Carl Schmuland)

Beyond Bounds: The D3Hoops Rookie Of The Year Irrationally Fears … Cereal

Before freshman Rachel Parupsky even donned a Bethel basketball jersey, she came all too close to giving it up.

03/30/2013

Between her on-ice prowess, her off-ice benevolence and her academic prowess, Gustavus senior Lindsey Hjelm's the definition of success.  (credit: Dan Coquyt, Gustavus Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: Athletic, Artistic, Academic & Winning The Game Of Life

I can’t believe Lindsey Hjelm’s success with what can only be explained as a successfully split personality. Gustavus’ all-time leader in penalty minutes is known the “Penalty Queen” around campus.

03/06/2013

Senior Andrew Martinson is Concordia's best deep threat in school history, currently sitting at 143 3-pointers. (credit: Concordia Sports Information Office)

Beyond Bounds: Andrew Martinson Is The Cobbers’ Best Deep Threat Ever

Andrew Martinson is a 21st-century, red-blooded American man.

02/21/2013

Matt Rowley was the 2012 MIAC MVP leading the league with a 1.91 ERA, and his off-the-field efforts have him in the national spotlight. (credit: Bethel Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: Reigning MIAC Baseball MVP Also Most Valuable Volunteer

What does Bethel’s star senior pitcher Matt Rowley share with Tim Tebow?

02/21/2013

The business major and French minor has a 3.5 GPA and runs his own summer basketball camp for nearly 100 athletes. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Will DeBerg

St. Thomas senior Will DeBerg has a specific memory he recounts with detail and ecstatic ease — one he wants to repeat.

02/02/2013

Junior Dan Kornbaum, a UMD transfer, has Augsburg sitting pretty in second place in the MIAC. He's also one of the league's top scorers (18.8 ppg) and rebounders (7.9 rpg). (credit: Kelly Anderson Diercks, Augsburg College)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things You Need To Know About Dan Kornbaum

At your family reunion, Dan Kornbaum’s basketball resume would be marquee material. But in his own family tree, Augsburg’s rising star is third on the clan totem pole.

01/25/2013

Margot Fleming not only creates quality chocolate cake, but can carve up impressive ceramics, too. (credit: St. Olaf Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Margot Fleming

The MIAC’s leading scorer whips up delectable chocolate chip banana bread as easily as she carves up opposing defenses.

01/12/2013

(credit: Greg Smith/St. Thomas)

Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Unbeaten, Up To No. 3 Nationally

While most of us were celebrating the holidays with friends and family, the St. Thomas basketball team spent most days in its gym staying fresh despite a layoff in games.

01/04/2013

(credit: Caleb Williams, d3photography.com )

Beyond Bounds: Late-Bloomer Keaton Wendroth Squashes Injury Bug

The details say a lot. Junior Keaton Wendroth knows the exact date he finally overcame the second injury that contributed to keeping him out of the collegiate cross country scene.

11/15/2012

(credit: Greg Smith/St. Thomas)

Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Goes For 3rd Straight Perfect Season

The MIAC title is wrapped up for the St. Thomas football team, so they’re guaranteed a spot in the NCAA Division III Playoffs. But there’s still plenty at stake Saturday as the No. 3-ranked Tommies host St. Olaf in their regular season finale at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

11/09/2012

(credit: Carleton College sports information/Niko Duffy)

Beyond Bounds: Carleton’s 1st-Year Phenom Leads MIAC In Scoring

Yes, Branden McGarrity’s getting an education at the top-notch liberal arts college situated in Northfield, Minn., but he’s also dishing out some serious knowledge on the soccer pitch this fall.

11/02/2012

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