Bemidji State University football’s junior kicker/punter Isaac Aanerud took home his second career Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week award after going perfect on five kicks Saturday, Sept. 16 against Augustana University.
The Bemidji State University football team took Augustana University to overtime Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D., but could not come away with a victory during a 30-27 loss at Kirkeby-Over Stadium. Junior kicker Isaac Aanerud hit a 38-yard field goal to force the extra period for the Beavers (1-2, 0-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) against the Vikings (2-1, 0-0 NSIC South).
Bemidji State University heads south to face Augustana University in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference interdivisional matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. The Beavers (1-1) come off their largest home-opening win since 1995 to face the Vikings (1-1) who fell in their home- and season-opener two weeks ago.
The Bemidji State University football team piled up 558 yards of total offense, including 316 on the ground, en route to a 54-17 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Concordia University-St. Paul, Saturday at Chet Anderson Stadium.
Bemidji State University begins its 2017 home schedule Saturday as Concordia University-St. Paul enters Chet Anderson Stadium. The Beavers (0-1, 0-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) looks to bounce back from a season-opening loss while slowing the momentum of the Golden Bears (1-0, 0-0 NSIC South) after a 24-0 win to begin 2017.
Poor field position and early penalties put the Bemidji State University football team in an early hole to Winona State University during its 30-20 season-opening loss in Winona, Minn. BSU’s best field position of the night came from their own 38-yardline as the offense and defense both finished with one touchdown, the latter coming on a pick-six early in the second half.
The Bemidji State University football program earned its highest-ever ranking as the 2017 D2Football.com Preseason Top 25 Media Poll was released Monday. The Beavers come in at No. 17 and landed senior right tackle Brandon Schindler on the D2Football.com Preseason All-American Second Team.
Bemidji State University and Winona State University kick off the 2017 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football schedule at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 31 at Warrior Stadium in Winona, Minn. The Beavers enter the season with high expectations after winning their first postseason title in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl.
The preseason excitement continues for Bemidji State University football as the program was selected 25th in the 2017 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Preseason Division II Coaches’ Poll. This season will be the first time since 2007 that the Beavers enter the season with a ranking in the AFCA preseason poll.
Bemidji State University head football coach Brent Bolte and the Beavers football team begin fall practices at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at Chet Anderson Stadium. All members of the football squad report for check-in Wednesday ahead of Thursday’s season-opening practice.