BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University baseball team has announced its plans for BSU Homecoming Weekend Sept. 27-29. The Beavers will host a Green/White scrimmage Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9:30 a.m., followed by an alumni game at 12:30 p.m. Both games will take place at the BSU Baseball Field and are free and open to the public.
The fall roster will begin the day with a nine-inning Green/White scrimmage, followed by a nine-inning affair where current BSU student-athletes will face the Beaver baseball alumni in the annual match-up.
Activities are planned for Sept. 28, which includes a baseball alumni social. For more information on Beaver Baseball Alumni Weekend, contact assistant coach Dan Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bemidji State baseball team finished the season with a 25-22 record to tie for the second most wins in program history. After posting a 13-13 NSIC record to earn the No. 8 seed in the NSIC Tournament, the Beavers made a run to the NSIC Tournament Championship before falling to the top team in the central region – Minnesota State University, Mankato. BSU last concluded a season above .500 in 2002 and the 2013 squad became the 11th team to accomplish the feat in the 62-year history of the program. Head coach Tim Bellew was named NSIC Coach of the Year at the conclusion of the regular season, while five players earned all-conference awards, which included senior Logan Kalis (1B/OF/RHP, Little Falls, Minn.) and senior Lewis Baumann (SS, Colorado Springs, Colo.) as All-NSIC First Team players.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).