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November’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 November’s featured 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 November’s featured athletes.

Erika Gelzinyte

Making 18 kills two games in-a-row this season, this outside hitter has a total of 227 kills in 2017 alone. Originally from Siauliai, Lithuania, she is a senior who transferred to NDSU from Columbus State University.

Erika Gelzinyte

What was the deciding factor that convinced you to attend NDSU?
“When I came on my visit here and met the staff/coaches/ professors. I saw the knowledge that each of them had in their area, which made the choice easy.”

 

What U.S. city would you choose to be renamed after you?
“Savannah, Georgia”

Would you rather have spring or autumn all year long?
“AUTUMN”

 

You can have any animal in the world as a pet. What species would it be and what would you name it?
“A dog named Cooper”

If you could combine any two jobs into a hybrid career, like a space cowboy or race car driving lawyer, what would you be?
“Nike CEO veterinarian”

Kyle Gliva

From Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, this senior was named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Wrestling First Team. Last year he won a pair of tournaments to open the season including the Bison Open and the Finn Grinaker/Gold Division.

 

Kyle Gliva

What was the deciding factor that convinced you to attend NDSU?
“Had a fun recruiting visit and I liked the team goals and atmosphere.”

What U.S. city would you choose to be renamed after you?
“Gary, Indiana”

Would you rather have spring or autumn all year long?
“Spring for sure”

You can have any animal in the world as a pet. What species would it be and what would you name it?
“Some type of monkey named Marcel”

If you could combine any two jobs into a hybrid career, like a space cowboy or race car driving lawyer, what would you be?
“Professional golfer/stay at home dad”

Bailey Lervick

This senior midfielder is a Woodbury, Minnesota, native, and has started in all but one game so far this season. During her high school athletic career, she also ran track and field and was the kicker for the football team.

Bailey Lervick

What was the deciding factor that convinced you to attend NDSU?
“The hard-working culture and feeling that you have Bison family supporting everything you do as a student-athlete.”

What U.S. city would you choose to be renamed after you?
“Steamboat Springs, Colorado”

Would you rather have spring or autumn all year long?
“Autumn for sure”

You can have any animal in the world as a pet. What species would it be and what would you name it?
“A German Shepherd Husky mix named Aspen”

If you could combine any two jobs into a hybrid career, like a space cowboy or race car driving lawyer, what would you be?
“Professional skier/doctor”

Keaton Lausch

Now in his senior year on the Bison men’s golf team, this Fergus Falls, Minnesota, native tallied a 77.33 stroke average in 15 rounds last season. He finished tied for 22nd in a season-best at the Zach Johnson Invitational.

Keaton Lausch

What was the deciding factor that convinced you to attend NDSU?
“The coaches and facilities”

What U.S. city would you choose to be renamed after you?
“Erhard, Minnesota”

Would you rather have spring or autumn all year long?
“Fall because hunting season all year would be pretty cool.”

You can have any animal in the world as a pet. What species would it be and what would you name it?
“A tiger named Alan”

If you could combine any two jobs into a hybrid career, like a space cowboy or race car driving lawyer, what would you be?
“Golfing doctor”

Kayla Huhnerkoch

During last season, this junior from Redwood Falls, Minnesota, was among NDSU’s top five finishers at every meet. She placed 13th at the Summit League Championships last year for second-team AllSummit honors.

Kayla Huhnerkoch

What was the deciding factor that convinced you to attend NDSU?
“The previous team success, positive and supportive teammates and the nursing program.”

What U.S. city would you choose to be renamed after you?
“San Francisco, California”

Would you rather have spring or autumn all year long?
“Autumn”

You can have any animal in the world as a pet. What species would it be and what would you name it?
“A chimpanzee named George”

If you could combine any two jobs into a hybrid career, like a space cowboy or race car driving lawyer, what would you be?
“Scuba diving cardiothoracic surgeon”

 

November’s Pop Quiz With NDSU Athletes
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