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UND's Klabo named to the Preseason All-Summit League First Team

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Now to UND women's basketball where their star player received big time recognition.

Today, Lexi Klabo was named to the Preseason All-Summit League First Team.

Last season as a junior, Klabo was a First Team All-Big Sky Conference selection where she averaged 19 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.

The Fargo native became the 36th UND player to reach one thousand career points.

In the preseason poll, UND ranks 6th while NDSU is 7th. South Dakota State received 24 first place votes and are the preseason favorites to win The Summit League.

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