Former Dragon Jim Kapitan Has Been Inducted into the NSIC Hall of Fame

Courtesy: NSIC Media Relations
Courtesy: NSIC Media Relations

     Jim Kaptian, a Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball standout from 1975-79 has been inducted into the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Hall of Fame.

     A 6-foot-4 forward, he was a two-time All-NSIC First-Team honoree. Kapitan is third in NSIC history averaging 9.7 rebounds per game (RPG) in conference play. He was also the NSIC rebound champion in 1977-78 and earned All-District 13 honors twice.

     Kapitan is a St. John, Ind. native, who is third all-time at MSUM in rebounds with 927 and 11th in scoring with 1,468 points. He has the second-best rebounds per game average in school history with 9.6 (RPG).


MSUM NSIC Hall of Fame inductees

Alex Nemzek (1986)

Marco Gotta (1986)

Bill Beck (1990)

Larry MacLeod (1990)

Ron Masanz (2000)

Katie Class (2000)

Jerry Hegna (2000)

Bucky Maughan (2001)

Bill Garland (2001)

Mary Ann Donnay (2001)

Mike Quirk (2002)

Ross Fortier (2003)

James Nagel (2004)

Karin Schumacher (2005)

Dave Bergstrom (2006)

Randy Smith (2007)

Randy Sullivan (2008)

Frank Mosier (2009)

Elise (Olsgaard) Erickson (2010)

Mike Berg (2011)

Fred Dahnke (2012)

Kelley Owen (2013)

Dale Robley (2014)

Larry Scott (2015)

Sara Lee (2016)

Brett Beeson (2017)

Nate Hendrickson (2018)

Erika Hohenstein (2019)

Jim Kapitan (2022)