This collegiate standout has a unique nickname


October 20, 2023

Rylie in action - photo by Madelyn Haasken, Bemidji Pioneer

by Jeff Olsen

Meet Rylie Bjerklie, who does very special things with a volleyball.

But there's so much more.

The 2020 Roseau High School graduate and the daughter of Alissa and the late Ryan Bjerklie, laughed when asked if she had played basketball in high school.

"My sophomore year I tried out, but it didn't work out."

At an even six feet, she has a vertical reach of 10 feet.

But basketball didn't cut it.

"I really like volleyball and I played for Becky Hayden. We made it to state my sophomore year. I think we got sixth place. So, that was fun."

Get a scholarship to BSU?

"I did."

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