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April’s Pop Quiz With NDSU Student-Athletes

In our monthly installment of Pop Quiz, we put five NDSU student-athletes to the test, asking them what they like most about spring, among other things.

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April’s Pop Quiz With NDSU Athletes

Each month, we give a handful of NDSU athletes a pop quiz to uncover who they are underneath the Bison uniform. Here are the answers from April’s featured athletes.

 

Alex Bartholomay: Men’s Track & Field

The sophomore from Bowman, North Dakota, had a stellar indoor season for the Bison. In the mile run, Bartholomay finished third and first at the Thundering Herd Classic and the Bison Team Cup, respectively. He also captured a win in the 3000 meter run at the Mark Colligan Invitational. Bartholomay snagged runner-up honors in the mile at the Summit League indoor Championships too.

What is the best thing about Spring?
The start of Twins baseball

Your favorite genre of movies/TV shows is…
Comedy

Which is best for pre-game/warm-ups? Airpods or Over-Ear headphones?
Anything but Airpods.

What is one type of food everyone loves, but you hate?
Vegetables

If you were running for President, who would be your running mate?
My roommate Timmy Heikkila – he’d talk me up to make sure I look pretty good.

Akealy Moton: Women’s Track & Field

The West Fargo native has found success in her first season in the throws program. Moton finished runner-up in the shot put at the Mark Colligan Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska. Add to that, runner-up marks at the Bison Team Cup and Bison Open, where she threw the shot put 54-05.25, second best in NDSU indoor history. The redshirt freshman finished runner-up to teammate Bailey Retzlaff in the shot put at the Summit League Indoor Championships.

What is the best thing about Spring?
The warm weather

Your favorite genre of movies/TV shows is…
Action and Adventure or Horror

Which is best for pre-game/warm-ups? Airpods or Over-Ear headphones?
Over-ear headphones.

What is one type of food everyone loves, but you hate?
I love all types of food but the only specific food I don’t like is olives.

If you were running for President, who would be your running mate?
My grandma

Montana DeCamp: Softball

DeCamp has become the everyday shortstop for Darren Mueller and the Bison. She played in 53 games last season and has started every game this season as well. The Indianola, Indiana, native is also a sure-handed fielder, having a .917 fielding percentage or higher each of the last two seasons. DeCamp was an All-Summit League First Team performer in 2017.

What is the best thing about Spring?
All the places we get to travel and compete at for softball!

Your favorite genre of movies/TV shows is…
 Action/Thriller

Which is best for pre-game/warm-ups? Airpods or Over-Ear headphones?
Pre-game/warm-up the whole team jams out to a speaker. If I had to choose between the two, I would go with Over-Ear!

What is one type of food everyone loves, but you hate?
I do not like french fries or mashed potatoes. 

If you were running for President, who would be your running mate?
Lauren Reimers

Sierra Bennion: Women’s Golf

Bennion had a stellar campaign in what was her sophomore year last season including a win at the Wildflower Cobber Invitational. In this year’s fall slate, she finished in the top 20 in three of NDSU’s four tournaments including two top ten finishes. The Jamestown, North Dakota, is also a two-time Summit League Academic Honor Roll member

What is the best thing about Spring?
Being able to walk outside and not constantly have to worry about falling.

Your favorite genre of movies/TV shows is…
Grey’s Anatomy (I consider it a genre)

Which is best for pre-game/warm-ups? Airpods or Over-Ear headphones?
Over-ear 

What is one type of food everyone loves, but you hate?
Chicken sandwiches

If you were running for President, who would be your running mate?
Dwight Schrute

Hunter Koep: Baseball

A Northfield, Minnesota, native, Koep duals as a pitcher and infielder for Tod Brown and Bison baseball. He pitched 17 and a third innings in 2018 with 17 strikeouts. So far this season, Koep has pitched five innings, striking out four batters and surrendering a stingy .188 average to opposing batters. He has also hit four home run so far this year.

What is the best thing about Spring?
Being closer to summertime and of course…. baseball season!

Your favorite genre of movies/TV shows is…
My favorite genre of tv shows is crime or comedy.

Which is best for pre-game/warm-ups? Airpods or Over-Ear headphones?
Over-ear headphones

What is one type of food everyone loves, but you hate?
I don’t like any type of fruit pies.. especially apple pie.

If you were running for President, who would be your running mate?
My running mate would be Jake Drew

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