CHISAGO LAKES WILDCATS GIRLS BASKETBALL
State Tournament & Section 7AAA Champions
2011-12, 2012-13, 2012-14
Section 7AAA Runner Up
District 7A Runner Up
Congratulations Carmen Backes!
Wildcat Senior Carmen Backes was recognized by the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association as All-State for the 2017-18 season. Carmen is the third Wildcat player to earn All-State honors joining Bryanna Fernstrom (CLHS '14) and Whitney Tinjum (CLHS '12). Carmen was also invited to attend the MGBCA All-Star Series, an event that honors the best 40 seniors in the state of Minnesota.
Golden Gopher Basketball
Bryanna Fernstrom ('14) completed a successful senior season with the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. Congratulations to Bry on a great college career and good luck with your future plans!
2017-18 Season Awards
Mississippi 8 Conference Silver Academic Award
Chisago Lakes Wildcats
Carmen joins Bryanna Fernstrom, Whitney Tinjum, Sara Greene and Hannah Trandahl as Wildcats who have been awarded with All-State recognition.
MGBCA Academic All-State
Carmen Backes, Annika Dubbs, Ali Nye, Caisa Strenke, Heather Elfering,
M8 Player of the Year
M8 Academic All-Conference
Carmen Backes, Annika Dubbs, Hannah Gillach, Caisa Strenke, Ali Nye, Heather Elfering, Lydia Rehder, Sarah Bjelland,
Lizzy Godden, Lillian Pearson, Grace Clasen, Cece Dircks & Sophie Wood
Carmen Backes & Hannah Gillach
M8 All-Conference Honorable Mention
Heather Elfering & Anna Peters
2018 graduates Carmen Backes and Heather Elfering join a growing list of graduates in continuing their basketball careers in college! Check out the following players to track their seasons and maybe check out a game!
- Carmen Backes ('18)- University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Heather Elfering ('18)- Mayville State University
- Alli Carlson ('16)- Bethany Lutheran College
These recent graduates join the following group of former Wildcat/Trojan basketball players who continued on to play college basketball (please contact Coach Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org if there is someone missing from this list).
- Bryanna Fernstrom ('14)- University of Minnesota
- Marissa Kari ('14)- North Central University
- Whitney Tinjum ('12)- University of Minnesota & Bradley University
- Zoe Hansen ('12)- St. Olaf College
- Jess Peterson ('07)- Northern State University
- Jenny Quigley ('94)- St. Mary's University, Winona, MN
- Shannon Martin ('94)- St. Mary's University, Winona, MN
- Julie Nelson ('91)- Gustavus Adolphus College
- Sarah Cox ('91)- Gustavus Adolphus College