Bemidji State University athletics will honor all active duty and veteran military personnel during its regular season games Nov. 9 and 10 by extending a special ticket deal. Join the Beavers at any one of our six regular-season home events this weekend and when you purchase a ticket and present a military ID, you will receive one ticket of equal value for free.
Bemidji State University Athletics along with the BSU Foundation and Alumni Association have announced a year-long celebration of the 50th year of women’s intercollegiate athletics at BSU. Festivities will begin with a kick-off social celebrating Beaver Athletics history and honoring their founders Oct. 6 at BSU’s American Indian Resource Center.
Former Bemidji State student-athletes Denis Lemieux (men’s hockey 1968-72), Len Rothlisberger (men’s swimming 1968-72), Rich Schwartz (football 1981-85), Karen (Morrissey) Stellrecht (women’s basketball 1993-97) and Andrea (Block) Zenner (softball 1998-2001) will be inducted into the Alumni B Club Athletic Hall of Fame Feb. 16. They will be joined by Alumni Coaching Achievement Award recipient Wynn Gmitroski (1982) and the BSU Coaches Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Muriel Gilman. In addition, Bemidji State’s 1992 women’s cross-country ski team will be enshrined into its Team Hall of Fame.
Bemidji State University Soccer captain Miranda Famestad and Jake Krause, of the football team, were named 2017-18 Female and Male Athletes of the Year as a part of the Beaver Nation Celebration Thursday at the Beaux Arts Ballroom. In addition, Allyson Smith, of the soccer team, and Andrew Lackowski, of the football team, took home Female and Male Newcomer of the Year honors.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced Bemidji State University’s Raquel Thelen and Evan Tompkins to its list of 2018 Honor Student-Athlete and scholarship award winners.