BEMIDJI, Minn. – Where will you sit for the 2014-15 Bemidji State University hockey season?
The collegiate hockey season will be here again before we know it. Whether you already have your 2014-15 Beaver Hockey tickets, you've been meaning to reserve your place or you need to renew, June 30 should be on your calendar. Join Bemidji State athletics and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association at Sanford Center from 5-7 p.m. for a special select-a-seat night event. Not only will those in attendance get a chance to find a perfect vantage point for the 2014-15 season, they will also have the opportunity to meet and greet new WCHA commissioners Bill Robertson and Aaron Kemp, BSU coaches, staff and members of the BSU hockey teams.
Sanford Center’s Gate 2 will be open from 5-7 p.m. providing potential season-ticket holders an opportunity to view available season locations and to get a behind-the-scenes look around Sanford Center--one of the premier venues in collegiate hockey. Bemidji State athletic staff, Beaver Pride leadership and Sanford Center Box Office staff will be on hand to provide information about the season ticket pricing structure and Beaver Pride membership benefits. At 6 p.m., those in attendance will be formally introduced to WCHA leadership and will have an opportunity to hear their visions for the men’s and women’s leagues followed by a social in the club section.
Season-ticket packages begin at just $275 per seat and include season tickets to both men’s and women’s home hockey games and any home WCHA playoff action played at Sanford Center in 2014-15.
Beginning at $375 per seat, you become a member of Beaver Pride, “the Team Behind the Teams” that funds scholarships for BSU student-athletes. Beaver Pride tickets also come with an array of additional benefits including season tickets to all BSU home athletics events and membership discounts to the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center on the BSU campus.
Contact Tony in the Sanford Center Box Office at (218) 441-4018 for more information or to purchase 2014-15 season tickets.
The Bemidji State men, who finished 10-21-7 overall and posted an 10-14-4 mark in WCHA play to finish tied for eighth in the league standings, wrapped up the 2013-14 campaign with a trip to No. 7 Ferris State University for the opening round of the league playoffs.
The Beavers will open 2014-15 with a home-and-home nonconference series versus University of North Dakota. BSU and UND will face off for an Oct. 10 opener in Grand Forks, N.D. before the Beavers 2014-15 home opener Oct. 11 at 7:07 p.m.
The Bemidji State women’s hockey team completed the 2013-14 campaign with an 11-21-4 record, which includes an 8-17-3 record in WCHA play. BSU finished sixth in the final league standings and earned a berth into the WCHA Playoffs.
The Beavers will open the coming season Sept. 26, when they travel to Robert Morris University for a 6:07 p.m. nonconference contest.
For more information on the Bemidji State men’s hockey program, follow the Beavers on Twitter (@BSUBeavers), like them on Facebook (facebook.com/BSUBeavers) or sign up for the TXTUpdates from BSUBeavers.com text-messaging system through the "Multimedia" pull down menu on the main page of BSUBeavers.com.
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).