Two coaching positions have been filled by the Bemidji State University football team as special teams coordinator and linebackers coach Rob Aurich was promoted to defensive coordinator and Ryan Olson was named the team’s offensive line coach.
The Bemidji State University football team announced its 2016 team awards following the conclusion of the Mineral Water Bowl Championship season. Senior defensive back Damon Benham was named the Beavers’ defensive most valuable player while junior quarterback Jordan Hein claimed the offensive MVP for the second consecutive season.
A quartet from the Bemidji State University football team was selected to the 2016 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Three squad, as announced today by the Don Hansen Football Committee. Damon Benham, Jesse Hein, Jordan Hein and Brandon Schindler each earned spots on the All-Super Region Three team, which began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003.
The Bemidji State University football team won its first postseason game in program history Saturday afternoon, 36-23, against Washburn University. Junior quarterback Jordan Hein and senior defensive back Kameel Al-Khouri earned offensive and defensive MVPs while the Beavers (9-3) tied a program record in wins for a single season.
Bemidji State University football defensive backs Damon Benham and Gunner Olszewski were named to the Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) All-Super Region Three team, as announced today by the CCA. Benham was named to the CCA All-Super Region Three First Team defense while Olszewski was slotted on the second team, the first honors on the All-Super Region Three teams.
State University landed 22 student-athletes on the 2016 Fall Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team.
Bemidji State University senior running back Gena Adams made waves on and off the gridiron en route to being named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Division II football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The Academic All-America® list revealed Wednesday placed Adams on the first team, the first BSU student-athlete selected to the honor since 2012.
Bemidji State University and Washburn University kick off the 51st annual Mineral Water Bowl Saturday at 12 p.m. at Tigers Stadium in Excelsior Springs, Mo. The Beavers (8-3) and Ichabods (7-4) represent their respective conferences in the bowl game between the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Assocation and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Bemidji State University football quarterback Jordan Hein was announced as one of 42 student-athletes across America nominated for the 2016 Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II College Football Player of the Year. The list of candidates was announced Monday morning by the National Harlon Hill Award Committee.
Tickets for the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl featuring the Bemidji State University football team are now available for purchase through the Beaver Pride office. Tickets for the post-season game on Dec. 3 are $10 and all ticket revenue will go directly to support Beavers Football.