2017-18 Bemidji State Men's Hockey

Bemidji State Quick Facts

Men's Hockey Quick Facts
Home Ice (Size/Capacity): Sanford Center (200x85/4,373)
Press Box Phone: (218) 441-4047

Program History
First Year of Hockey: 1947-48 (60 Seasons)
Overall Record: 1,069-596-123 (.633)
 - First Season at NCAA Division I: 1999-2000 (17 Seasons)
 - NCAA Division I Record: 283-301-75 (.486)
Years in postseason play: 31
 - in Division I Postseason: 4 (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010)
CHA Championships: 5 (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)
 - CHA Tournament Titles: 3 (2005, 2006, 2009)
WCHA Championships: 0
 - WCHA Final Five/Playoff Titles: 0
National Championships: 13
 - NCAA Division I: 0
 - NCAA Division II: 5 (1984, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997)
 - NCAA Division III: 1 (1986)
 - NAIA: 7 (1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1979, 1980)

Team Information
2016-17 Record: 22-16-3 (.573)
WCHA Record: 20-6-2 (1st)
2016-17 Schedule/Results
2016-17 Statistics
2017-18 Schedule

Skaters Returning: 20 (11 F / 7 D / 2 G)
Skaters Lost: 8 (5 F / 1 D / 2 G)
Newcomers: 8 (5 F / 2 D / 1 G)

Top Returners
Gerry Fitzgerald (Sr., F, 5-8, 174, Port Alberni, B.C.) 39 GP, 13 G (8 PPG/4 GWG), 13 A, 10 PIM
Kyle Bauman (Sr., F, 5-10, 172, Apopka, Fla.) 41 GP, 13 G (2 PPG/1 SHG/3 GWG), 10 A, 10 PIM
Zach Whitecloud (So., D, 6-2, 203, Brandon, Manitoba) 41 GP, 3 G (2 PPG), 14 A, 41 PIM
Michael Bitzer (Sr., G, 5-11, 192, Moorhead, Minn.) 39 GP, 2355:22 Min, 67 GA, 912 SV, .932 SV%, 1.71 GAA, 22-14-2

Top Newcomers
Brendan Harris (Fr., F, 5-9, 161, Henderson, Nev.) 57 GP, 23 G (3 PPG/3 SHG/3 GWG), 75 A, 14 PIM (BCHL- Wenatchee)
Tyler Vold (Fr., D, 5-10, 170, Andover, Minn.) 59 GP, 6 G (3 PPG/1 GWG), 30 A, 16 PIM (NAHL- Minnesota Wilderness)

Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Tom Serratore (17th Season)
Alma Mater: Bemidji State 1987
Phone: (218) 755-2879
Email: tserratore@bemidjistate.edu
Career Record: 266-256-70 (.508) -- 16 Seasons
BSU Record: 266-256-70 (.508) -- 16 Seasons

Assistant Coaches:
Travis Winter (Fourth Season)
Alma Mater: Bemidji State 2009
Phone: (218) 755-2765
Email: twinter@bemidjistate.edu

Eddie Olczyk (Second Season)
Alma Mater: Massachusetts 2013
Phone: (218) 755-2765
Email: EOlczyk@bemidjistate.edu

Logan Davis (First Season)
Alma Mater: Ohio State 2016
Phone: (218) 755-2703
Email: logandavis41@gmail.com

2017-18 Roster

2016-17 Captains:
Kyle Bauman (Sr., 5-10, 172, F, Apopka, Fla.)

Jordan Heller (Sr., 6-0, 184, F, Bemidji, Minn.)

Dillon Eichstadt (Jr., 6-0, 180, D, Bemidji, Minn.)

Gerry Fitzgerald (Sr., 5-8, 174, F, Port Alberni, B.C.)  

Athletic Media Relations
Director/Hockey Contact: Brad Folkestad
Phone: (218) 755-4603
Email: bfolkestad@bemidjistate.edu
Fax: (218) 755-3898
Athletic Website: www.bsubeavers.com
Mailing Address:
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #29
Bemidji, MN 56601

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