Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The University of North Dakota held its Fighting Sioux Football Awards Banquet Feb. 14. Mitch Braegelmann, son of Roger and Sheila Braegelmann of Kimball, was the 2008 team captain. He started all games at center and is the anchor of an offense which topped the league in both third-and fourth-down conversions. Braegelmann was honored at the banquet with the following honors: 2008 letter winner Athletic Directors Award of Merit All-Great West Conference Team All-Great West Conference Academic Team ESPN Academic All-American Team ESPN Academic All District Team Todd Thomas Memorial Scholarship Most Valuable Offensive Lineman (team vote) In their debut Division One season, the Fighting Sioux tied for third in the Great West Conference. Braegelmann will graduate in the spring with a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering.