Graupe appointed DSU women’s basketball coach for 2013-2014 season

Amy Czapiewski, associate director of communications, (701) 483-2595

Tim Daniel, athletic director of Dickinson State University announced today that Mr. Mark Graupe has been appointed as the head women’s basketball coach for the 2013-2014 season.

A native of Crosby, N.D., Graupe has served in many roles in several collegiate basketball programs. Recent roles include head men’s basketball coach of Lake Region State College, Devils Lake, N.D.; video coordinator and director of basketball operations at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.; and interim head coach of Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.

“We are excited to welcome Mark on board to DSU athletics,” said Daniel. “He brings an extensive skill set and years of experience to our women’s basketball program.”

The women’s basketball team begins the 2013-2014 season on Saturday, Oct. 19 against the University of Manitoba in DSU’s Scott Gymnasium at 7 p.m.