#5 Blake Petrich
|HOMETOWN||Staples, Minn. (Central Lakes College)|
2016 (Sr): Played in 12 games with a total of 56 rushing yards and 210 receiving yards... Ended the season with 19 receptions and 1 touchdown for an average 11.1 yards per reception... Completed first career touchdown pass vs Minnesota Crookston (Nov. 12) for 3 yards... Totaled 266 all-purpose yards averaging 22.2 yards per game... As a punter he averaged 36 yards per punt and totaled for 432 yards on the year on 12 punts... Career long punt was 60 yards at St. Cloud State (Oct. 29)... Played in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl game where the Beavers beat Washburn 36-23, being the first team in program history to win a post-season game.
2015 (Jr): Played in 11 games with a total of 25 rushing yards and 44 receiving yards and seven total tackles…Averaged 5.5 yards per catch… Finished the season with 79 all-purpose yards… Recorded a season high 23 yards receiving at Minot State (Oct. 31)… Had a season high 10-yard kick return at Northern State (Nov. 14).
2014 (RS): Sat out season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Two-year member of the Central Lakes College football team in Brainerd, Minn... Was a three-sport athlete lettering in football, wrestling and baseball at Staples-Motley High School... Three-time state tournament entrant in wrestling.
Career Highs: Recpetions: 3 (x3) last at St.Cloud State University (10/29/16); Receiving Yards: 61at St.Cloud State University (10/29/16); Receiving Long: 31 at St.Cloud State University (10/29/16); Rushing Attempts: 6 at Concordia-St. Paul (9/26/15); Rushing Yards: 25 at Concordia-St. Paul (9/26/15); Rushing Long: 9 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); All-Purpose Yards: 61 at St.Cloud State University (10/29/16); Total Tackles: 2 at Southwest Minnesota (9/12/15); Solo Tackles: 1 x3 last at Minot State (10/31/15); PBU: 1 vs Northern State (10/8/16).