Bemidji State lands 32 on NSIC Spring All-Academic Team

Bemidji State University landed 32 student-athletes on the 2017 Spring Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office May 16.


Eckman, Litchy and Olszewski selected to All-NSIC Baseball Teams

A trio of Bemidji State University baseball student-athletes were selected to the 2017 All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference teams, as announced by the league office Tuesday. Junior Scott Litchy and sophomore Gunner Olszewski were selected to the All-NSIC First Team while senior Collin Eckman was named to the All-NSIC Second Team.


Beaver Baseball celebrates Senior Night Saturday against No. 25 Huskies

The Bemidji State University baseball program celebrated a day full of events on senior day before facing a sweep against No. 25 St. Cloud State University that cut BSU out of the post-season chase. The Beavers (19-31, 16-22 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) fell 9-1 and 9-6 to the Huskies (35-14, 27-11 NSIC) at BSU Baseball Field to finish their season.


Eckman RBI single caps BSU’s Thursday sweep over No. 25 St. Cloud State

Senior Collin Eckman capped a five-hit game two for Bemidji State University with a game-winning single in extra innings to complete a sweep over No. 25 St. Cloud State University Thursday at Faber Field in St. Cloud, Minn. BSU (19-29, 16-20 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) extended its win streak to six games with 3-2 and 10-6 wins against SCSU (34-14, 25-11 NSIC).


Senior day caps home-and-home series for Beaver Baseball versus Huskies

The regular season comes to a close as the Bemidji State University baseball program faces St. Cloud State University in a home-and-home series Thursday, May 4 and Saturday, May 6. The Beavers head to St. Cloud, Minn., for the first half of the series before the Huskies travel to BSU Baseball Field to close out the regular season.


Saturday wins secure Beavers sweep over Mustangs

Upperclassmen Collin Eckman and Scott Litchy each totaled at least three RBIs Saturday to help the Bemidji State University baseball program to complete a sweep over Southwest Minnesota State University at Alumni Field in Marshall, Minn. BSU (17-29, 14-20 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) went on for 7-1 and 7-6 wins over SMSU (13-31, 8-26 NSIC) to head into the final week of the regular season.


Explosive eighth innings caps opening day sweep for Beavers over Mustangs

Bemidji State University baseball capped off its Friday sweep of Southwest Minnesota State University with a go-ahead, nine-run eighth inning in game two at Alumni Field in Marshall, Minn. BSU (15-29, 12-20 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) were led by four combined RBI on the day from junior Scott Litchy and three RBI from senior Logan Riedel to take 5-1 and 14-5 wins over the Mustangs (13-29, 8-24 NSIC).


Yost and Bitzer named Bemidji State’s Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University volleyball and softball standout Jessica Yost and Michael Bitzer, of the men’s hockey team, were named 2016-17 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year to headline the 2017 Beaver Nation Celebration athletic appreciation banquet Thursday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Snow forces site and date changes for Baseball games

Several inches of snow over the past two days has forced Bemidji State University baseball to move its scheduled home games against Southwest Minnesota State University on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 to Marshall, Minn. The four-game series will be moved up one day and be played Friday and Saturday at Alumni Field.


Marauders damage Beavers postseason bid with midweek sweep

A pair of 3-2 losses from the Bemidji State University baseball program damaged its bid for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference postseason tournament Wednesday afternoon at University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D. BSU’s (10-20, 13-29 NSIC) final innings came down to one-run games but U-Mary (11-32, 7-27 NSIC) held on for the slim victories.


Beavers travel to face Marauders, host Mustangs with postseason implications

The Bemidji State University baseball program has 10 games remaining in the 2017 regular season schedule and wrap up the majority of it with a trip to face University of Mary April 26 and a four-game series at home against Southwest Minnesota State University April 29-30. The Beavers currently rank 13th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and need to reach 8th to qualify for the conference post-season tournament.


Two runs separate Beaver Baseball from No. 19 Mavericks in sweep

Two runs separated the Bemidji State University baseball program from No. 19 Minnesota State University Mankato Saturday afternoon in two losses to close out a four-game series at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. BSU (13-27, 10-18 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) led 6-0 before falling 7-6 in game one and led 2-0 early in a 4-3 game two loss to MSU (34-7, 29-3 NSIC).


Baseball falls just short in Friday NSIC sweep to No. 19 Mavericks

Senior pitcher Jack Stigman and junior Scott Litchy did their parts for the Bemidji State University baseball program Friday afternoon despite a series-opening sweep to No. 19 Minnesota State University Mankato at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. Stigman threw a complete game in a 2-1 game one loss to MSU (32-7, 27-3 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) while Litchy hit a triple and double with four RBI in a 11-6 game two loss for BSU (13-25, 10-16 NSIC).


Rain threat moves Beavers/Mavericks series up one day

A threat of rain has pushed the four-game series between Bemidji State University and No. 19 Minnesota State University Mankato up one day to Friday and Saturday at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn.


Riedel, Olszewski help BSU salvage doubleheader split versus MiSU

Senior outfielder/pitcher Logan Riedel and sophomore catcher Gunner Olszewski helped Bemidji State University baseball salvage a doubleheader split against Minot State University Wednesday afternoon at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn., after each totaling four hits on the day. Bemidji State improves to 13-23 and 10-14 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play with a 5-4 win in game two, led by two RBI from Olszewski and one from Riedel, while Minot State goes to 21-13 and 16-10 in conference action.


BSU aims to climb NSIC standings with home series versus MiSU and No. 19 MSU

With three weeks remaining in the regular season, the Bemidji State University baseball program is looking to up its ranking in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference with home games against Minot State University and No. 19 Minnesota State University Mankato. BSU opens the week with a doubleheader against MiSU Wednesday, April 19 and closes with a four-game series against MSU Saturday, April 22 and Sunday April 23.


Wildcats take series with doubleheader sweep over Beavers on Saturday

Wayne State College secured the series win against Bemidji State University baseball Saturday afternoon with 4-2 and 10-2 victories at Chapman Baseball Complex in Wayne, Neb. BSU (12-22, 9-13 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) received production from the top of the lineup but could not earn a victory on the day against WSC (18-18, 13-11 NSIC).


Baseball nearly completes sweep after big game one versus Wildcats

Bemidji State University baseball opened its four-game series against Wayne State College in game one hot but WSC held off BSU in game two to force a split in the weekend series opener at Riverside Field in Yankton, S.D. Senior shortstop Collin Eckman hit his second home run in the past three days to help BSU (12-20, 9-11 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) to an 8-2 win in game one before WSC (16-18, 11-11 NSIC) spoiled a Beavers comeback in game two with a 13-7 win.


Eckman creates fireworks with walk-off home run in extras versus UMC

Senior Collin Eckman put up his biggest hit of the Bemidji State University baseball season Tuesday night against University of Minnesota Crookston with a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 13th inning to seal a split at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. Eckman’s second dinger of the season earned BSU (11-19, 8-10 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) a 9-7 win after falling in game one to UMC (15-19, 9-13 NSIC), 3-1.


Baseball to finish home stand versus Golden Eagles before trip to face Wildcats

The Bemidji State University baseball program closes out a 10-game home stand Tuesday against University of Minnesota Crookston before taking to the road Friday and Saturday to face Wayne State College. BSU begins the week with a 2 p.m. first pitch against UMC and finishes with two 12 p.m. first pitches against WSC.


Beavers split Wednesday series against Wolves

The Bemidji State University baseball program split its Wednesday doubleheader against Northern State with a 7-5 win in game one followed by an 8-4 loss in game two from BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. Senior pitcher Luke Benge earned his first win of the season while junior Connor McNallan picked up his first save in the game one win.


Beavers host Northern State in midweek NSIC doubleheader

The Bemidji State University baseball program hosts Northern State University for a midweek Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader Wednesday, April 5 with first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m. from BSU Baseball Field.


Baseball duo hit first career homers at BSU in series finale versus USF

Junior Kai Haake and freshman Isaiah Grancorvitz added their names to the list of home run hitters Sunday as Bemidji State University completed its series against University of Sioux Falls at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. BSU (9-17, 7-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) fell in a sweep on the day, 13-6 and 10-9, to USF (9-14, 7-7 NSIC) after leading late in game one and leading early in game two.


Litchy home runs power Beavers to sweep of Cougars

Junior outfielder Scott Litchy remained in midseason form Saturday afternoon as two home runs helped the Bemidji State University baseball team take a doubleheader sweep over University of Sioux Falls, 11-9 and 8-4, at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. Litchy hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh of game one while he and senior outfielder/pitcher Logan Riedel totaled three RBIs each in game two for BSU (9-15, 6-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference).


Golden Bears sweep Beavers in home opening doubleheader

The Concordia University-St. Paul baseball team took an early lead in game one and scored consistently in game two Thursday to take a doubleheader sweep in Bemidji State University’s home opening series at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn. The Beavers (7-15, 4-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) made a late rally in a 6-3 loss in game one before the Golden Bears (12-10, 6-4 NSIC) scored in eight of six innings of a 13-2 win over BSU.


Beavers welcome Golden Bears and Cougars for home-opening series

BSU Baseball Field opens its 2017 schedule this week as Bemidji State University baseball hosts Concordia University-St. Paul and University of Sioux Falls in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games. The Beavers and Golden Bears begin the week with a doubleheader Thursday, March 30 while the Beavers and Cougars play two doubleheaders Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2.


Baseball home opener versus Golden Bears rescheduled for Thursday

Wednesday’s originally scheduled doubleheader between Bemidji State University and Concordia University-St. Paul baseball has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 30 in an attempt to gain better field conditions.


Pitching efforts and home runs land Beavers Monday sweep at Winona State

The Bemidji State University baseball pitching staff threw two quality outings to take a doubleheader sweep of Winona State University Monday at Loughrey Field in Winona, Minn. The BSU (7-13) pitchers combined for 13 strikeouts, nine from the starters, while senior Collin Eckman and junior outfielder Scott Litchy each knocked out home runs in the team’s first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference series win this season.


Stigman strikeouts help BSU split Sunday doubleheader at Winona State

Senior starting pitcher Jack Stigman came two strikeouts shy of his season and career highs to help the Bemidji State University baseball team to a doubleheader split Sunday against Winona State University at Loughrey Field in Winona, Minn. BSU (5-13) dropped the first game of the series, 8-3, to WSU (4-12) before Stigman tallied seven strikeouts in a 5-2 win in game two.


Baseball games at Winona State delayed one day due to threat of rain

Bemidji State University baseball has rescheduled its four-game series at Winona State University for Sunday and Monday, March 26-27, due to a threat of rain Saturday, March 25.


Bulldogs hand Beavers sweep in US Bank Stadium finale

University of Minnesota Duluth jumped on Bemidji State University baseball early Thursday afternoon in a 16-3 and 6-1 sweep in Minneapolis at US Bank Stadium. UMD (8-8) took the lead first in both games over BSU (4-12) in non-conference matchups.


Baseball heads back to US Bank Stadium and to Winona State

The season-opening road trip for Bemidji State University baseball concludes as the program faces University of Minnesota Duluth March 23 and Winona State University March 25-26. The Beavers will make their second appearance at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis against the Bulldogs before heading to Winona, Minn., to face the Warriors in a four-game conference series.


McNallan throws complete game in baseball split Sunday at Augustana

Junior pitcher Connor McNallan threw a complete game win to help Bemidji State University baseball split its series finale against Augustana University Sunday at Ronken Field in Sioux Falls, S.D. BSU moves to 4-10 overall and 1-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and AU goes to 8-10 overall and 3-1 in the NSIC after a 7-2 Beavers win and a 12-2 Vikings win in eight innings.


Baseball swept by Augie despite solid starting pitcher outings

The Bemidji State University baseball team stayed within reach of Augustana University Saturday afternoon during game one of a doubleheader before a solid outing by senior pitcher Jack Stigman in game two. BSU (3-9) was swept, 4-1 in game one and 9-1 in game two, while Stigman tied a career high nine strikeouts in the second game of the four-game series.


Third inning doubles lead to 6-3 Beavers win over Gorillas

A six-run third inning gave the Bemidji State University baseball team the edge Wednesday in a 6-3 win against Pittsburg State University at Al Ortolani Field in Pittsburg, Kan. BSU (3-7) recorded five hits, including four doubles, in the third inning to score all six of its runs against PSU (8-15).


Hillcats jump on Beavers early in 18-0 spring trip loss

An early deficit controlled Bemidji State University baseball’s destiny Tuesday afternoon as Rogers State University took a 18-0 win at Diamond Sports Complex in Claremore, Okla. The Beavers (2-7) faced a 7-0 hole after two innings to the Hillcats (14-8) while stranding five runners in the same span.


Bemidji State travels to Rogers St, Pittsburg St and Augie to finish spring trip

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University baseball team continues its 2017 spring trip with visits to Rogers State University, Pittsburg State University and Augustana University. The Beavers will play two nine-inning games against the Hillcats and Gorillas before opening conference play against the Vikings.


Rain puts damper in 2-1 Beavers loss to Patriots

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS (AirHog Stadium) -- The Bemidji State University baseball team had its game Saturday against Arlington Baptist finished early, ending in a 2-1 loss at AirHog Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas. Senior pitcher Terry Hadden threw a complete game with no earned runs allowed for BSU (2-6) before the game was called with one out in the seventh inning.


Beavers split series opener at Patriots

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS (AirHog Stadium) -- The Bemidji State University baseball split its series-opening doubleheader at Arlington Baptist College following a 20-7 win and 5-3 loss at AirHog Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas. Freshman starting pitcher Jake Olson earned the first win of his career in game one while BSU (2-6) opened up the game with a 10-run sixth inning.


Peacocks sweep Beavers in US Bank Stadium doubleheader

MINNEAPOLIS (US Bank Stadium) -- The Bemidji State University baseball team held an opportunity to avoid a sweep Wednesday night at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, but Upper Iowa University used a walk-off hit to complete 6-2 and 4-3 wins. The Beavers (1-4) led the Peacocks (4-4), 3-1, in the sixth inning of game two before UIU scored three runs in the sixth and seventh.


Beaver Baseball opens spring trip in Minneapolis and Grand Prairie, Texas

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University baseball team heads south for its annual spring trip, beginning with two series against Upper Iowa University and Arlington Baptist College March 8 and March 10-11. The Beavers open their spring trip Wednesday with a doubleheader against the Peacocks at 9:30 p.m. at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis while BSU will then head down to face the Patriots for a three-game series Friday and Saturday at Grand Prairie Airhog Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas.


Beavers stifled at the plate in 10-1 loss to Cardinals in series finale

LIBERTY, Mo. (Talley Baseball Stadium) -- The Bemidji State University baseball team found itself stifled at the plate Sunday afternoon in a 10-1 series finale loss to William Jewell College at Talley Baseball Stadium. Junior left fielder Kai Haake drove in BSU’s (1-2) lone run of the day for his first career RBI as the Cardinals move to 5-4 on the season.


Cardinals bats come alive to take Game Two of series versus Beavers, 13-3

LIBERTY, Mo. (Talley Baseball Stadium) -- Senior third baseman Duane Miller found pay dirt with his second home run in as many games for Bemidji State University baseball, but William Jewell College took the second game of the series, 13-3, Saturday afternoon at Talley Baseball Stadium. Miller’s only hit of the day came in the eighth inning after the Cardinals (4-4) held a 13-0 lead over the Beavers (1-1).


Mastantuono, Miller RBIs power Beavers to 10-3 opening day win

LIBERTY, Mo. (Talley Baseball Stadium) -- The Bemidji State University baseball squad opened the 2017 with a 10-3 win over William Jewell College behind the bats of senior infielders Matt Mastantuono and Duane Miller, who combined for eight RBI, Friday afternoon from Talley Baseball Stadium. The Beavers improve to 1-0 on the season with their first season-opening win since 2014 while sending the Cardinals to 3-4.


Bemidji State baseball begins 2017 season at William Jewell

The 2017 Bemidji State University baseball season officially begins March 3-5 as the program heads to Liberty, Mo., for a three-game series against William Jewell College. The Beavers and Cardinals play three nine-inning games with first-pitch times scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. Sunday from Talley Baseball Field.


Lesinski, Riedel named Senior Players to Watch for Beaver Baseball

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University baseball head coach Tim Bellew announced Monday that pitcher Mark Lesinski and outfielder/pitcher Logan Riedel as the program's 2017 Senior Players to Watch. Lesinski, in his second season with the Beavers, returns with the team's most games appeared in on the mound last season while Riedel, entering his fourth season with BSU, featured the pitching staff's lowest earned run average and the outfield's highest fielding percentage in 2016.


Baseball to host prospect camp April 9 at BSU Baseball Field

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University baseball will hold a prospect camp from April 9 at BSU Baseball Field, as announced Monday. The Beavers will provide prospects a chance to see what it is like to be a part of the program while also diving into on-field activities.


NSIC Coaches select Beavers 13th in Preseason Coaches' Poll

The Bemidji State University baseball team was selected 13th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Preseason Baseball Coaches’ Poll, which was released Wednesday. Junior outfielder Scott Litchy and sophomore catcher Gunner Olszewski were selected as the Beavers’ Players to Watch.


Beaver Baseball season-opening games rescheduled to March

The season-opening games for Bemidji State University baseball against Upper Iowa University and University of Minnesota Duluth, originally scheduled for Feb. 22-23 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, have been rescheduled to March due to a scheduling conflict.


Beaver Baseball to host holiday youth clinics December 27-29

The Bemidji State University baseball program will host youth clinics December 27, 28 and 29 at John Glas Fieldhouse. The three-day camps are open to athletes age 5 to 12.


Gaines brought on Beavers Baseball coaching staff

Bemidji State University baseball announced the hiring of Kassidy Gaines as an assistant coach beginning with the 2017 season. Gaines, a 2015 graduate of Northern State University, will focus primarily on pitchers and catchers with the Beavers.


Bellew announces 2017 Beavers Baseball schedule

Bemidji State University baseball head coach Tim Bellew announced the program’s 2017 schedule today, highlighted by two doubleheaders to open the season Feb. 22 and 23 to be played at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.


Beavers Baseball to host 11th annual skills and hitting league

Bemidji State University baseball announced its schedule for the 11th Annual Beaver Fall Advanced Skills and Hitting League today. The Beavers will host various baseball training sessions every Sunday from Oct. 16 – Nov. 13 and Tuesday from Oct. 18 – Nov. 15.


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