Volkmann and Yost headline Bemidji State volleyball 2013 team awards

Courtney Volkmann (S, Jr., Wadena, Minn.), Jessica Yost (OH, Fr., Bemidji, Minn.), Kayla DeJong (DS, So., Jefferson, Wis.) and Molly Monahan (OH, So., Hutchinson, Minn.) took home top individual honors as the Bemidji State University volleyball program handed out team awards during its annual alumni weekend


Bemidji State lands 27 on Fall Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University landed 27 student-athletes on the 2013 Fall Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office Friday.


Bemidji State falls in season finale to Winona State, 3-1

The Bemidji State University volleyball team dropped its season finale Saturday afternoon to the Winona State University Warriors by a final score of 3-1 (25-21, 26-24, 25-15, 25-23). Jessica Yost led the way for the Beavers with 16 kills.


Bemidji State knocks off Upper Iowa, 3-2

The Bemidji State University volleyball team knocks off the Upper Iowa Unviersity Peacocks, 3-2 (25-19, 25-23, 25-23, 25-20, 16-14). The win breaks a 13-game losing streak for the Beavers and it is the first win for them at home this season.


Bemidji State closes out the 2013 season with a pair at home

The Bemidji State University volleyball team comes into the final weekend of matches with a 5-21 record overall and a 1-17 mark in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. Last weekend the Beavers dropped a pair of road contests against No. 1 Concordia University, St. Paul and Minnesota State University, Mankato by identical 3-0 scores.


Bemidji State drops a match to Minnesota State, 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team to Minnesota State University, Mankato, 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-15). The Mavericks used a strong defensive effort highlighted by 63 digs and nine blocks to upend the Beavers.


No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul knocks off BSU, 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team lost to No. 1 Concordia University, St. Paul Friday evening by a score of 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-15). The Beavers had a double-double from Courtney Volkmann (S, Jr., Wadena, Minn.), who had 21 assists and 10 digs.


Bemidji State heads out for final road trip of the season

The Bemidji State University volleyball team heads out for its final road trip of the season this weekend. The Beavers will take on No. 1 Concordia University, St. Paul Friday at 7 p.m. and will lock horns with Minnesota State University, Mankato Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.


No. 18 Wayne State upends BSU, 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team lost to No. 18 Wayne State College Saturday afternoon by a score of 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-13). The Wildcats improve to 19-7 overall and 10-6 in conference play and Bemidji State drops to 5-19 overall and 1-15 in conference action.


Augustana beats Bemidji State 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team lost to Augustana College Friday evening by a score of 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-15). The Vikings improve to 18-5 overall and 8-6 in conference play and Bemidji State drops to 5-18 overall and 1-14 in conference action.


Bemidji Stats hosts a pair of ranked foes this weekend

The Bemidji State University volleyball team returns home this weekend and it will have a pair of two ranked opponents. Firstly, the Augustana College Vikings come into the weekend with a 17-5 overall record and 9-5 mark in conference action. On Saturday, the Beavers will host No. 18 Wayne State. The Wildcats have a 17-7 overall record with an 8-6 mark in conference play.


Bemidji State drops a match to Sioux Falls, 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team lost to University of Sioux Falls Saturday afternoon by a score of 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-10). USF improves to 14-9 overall and 6-8 in conference play and Bemidji State drops to 5-17 overall and 1-13 in conference action.


Bemidji State falls to No. 6 Southwest Minnesota State, 3-0

Jess Yost posted 12 kills and Courtney Fox recorded nine digs, but it wasn't enough as the Bemidji State University volleyball team fell to No. 6 Southwest Minnesota State University Friday in Marshall, Minn.


Bemidji State hits the road for a pair of NSIC contests

The Bemidji State University volleyball team (5-15 overall, 1-11 NSIC) hits the road as they take on No. 6 Southwest Minnesota State (15-5 overall, 10-2 NSIC) Friday at 7 p.m. and the University of Sioux Falls (13-8 overall, 5-7 NSIC) Saturday at 4 p.m.


Bemidji State loses to Minnesota Crookston, 3-1

The Bemidji State volleyball team lost to University of Minnesota Crookston tonight, 3-1. (25-20, 18-25, 19-25, 24-26) Tuesday evening.


Bemidji State hosts Minnesota Crookston in a midweek clash

The Bemidji State University volleyball team is coming into the match with a 5-14 record overall and a 1-10 mark in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. Last weekend the Beavers dropped a pair of matches to University of Mary and Minot State University by 3-2 and 3-0 scores, respectively.


Bemidji State falls to Minot State, 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team lost to Minot State University Saturday, 3-0. BSU drops to 5-14 overall and 1-10 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action while Minot State improves to 8-12 overall and 4-12 in conference play.


BSU drops one to U-Mary, 3-2

The Bemidji State University volleyball team lost Friday to University of Mary, 3-2 (25-21, 16-25, 25-20, 25-13, 15-11). Bemidji State had a 2-1 lead going into the fourth set but the Marauders came to win the next two sets to take the match. BSU drops to 5-13 (1-9 NSIC) while U-Mary improves to 4-13 (1-9 NSIC).


BSU returns home for a pair against U-Mary & Minot State

The Bemidji State University volleyball team is coming into this weekend with a 5-12 record overall and a 1-8 mark in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


BSU drops one to MSU Moorhead, 3-0

The Bemidji State volleyball lost to MSU Moorhead, 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-9). The Beavers had one of their best defensive games of the season as the Beavers totaled 51 digs and six team blocks.


Despite fast start, BSU falls to Northern State, 3-0

The Bemidji State University volleyball team dropped a match to Northern State Friday evening, 3-0 (26-24, 25-12, 25-15). BSU has lost the past five meetings between the two schools dating back to October 16, 2009.


BSU heads west for a pair of NSIC contests

The Bemidji State volleyball team (5-10 overall, 1-6 NSIC) will hit the road this weekend as it will take on Northern State (11-3 overall, 4-3 NSIC) and MSU Moorhead (10-5 overall, 3-4 NSIC)


Q&A with Jessica Yost

It is not a common occurence that a college athlete gets to play for his or her hometown school but a current volleyball player has been given that opportunity. Jessica Yost, a Bemidji native, is not only a member of the Bemidji State volleyball team but she is one of the top players. Yost currently leads the team in kills and kills per set.


Bemidji State plays tough but loses to No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul

The Bemidji State volleyball team lost to No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul, 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 28-26). The Beavers drop to 5-10 (1-6 NSIC) and the Golden Bears improve to 15-1 and 7-0 in league action.


BSU drops a five-set match to MSU Mankato

The Bemidji State university volleyball team dropped its match 3-2 to Minnesota State University, Mankato. Jessica Yost (OH, 6-3, Fr., Bemidji, Minn.) had a career high 23 kills and hit over .400 and Courtney Volkmann (S, 5-7, Jr., Wadena, Minn.) had a career high 54 assists and cracked the top ten all time in that category.


BSU returns home for a pair of NSIC contests

The Bemidji State University volleyball team returns home for a pair of NSIC contests. The Beavers will face Minnesota State University, Mankato on Friday and No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday.


Bemidji State uses a total team effort for win over Upper Iowa, 3-2

The Bemidji State University volleyball team earned its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference win Saturday, defeating the Upper Iowa University in five sets (25-21, 18-25, 18-25, 25-23, 16-14).


Bemidji State drops NSIC match to Winona State

The Bemidji State University volleyball team dropped its fourth straight match tonight to Winona State University in three sets (25-14, 25-21, 25-23). A slow start doomed the Beavers. Bemidji State got better as the match continued but unfortunately could not get over the hump to gain a set victory.


Q&A with junior captain Rachel Craig

We caught up with one of BSU's captains and talked to her about how the season is going so far and what Beaver fans can look forward to this season.


Bemidji State loses a five-set thriller to Minnesota Crookston

The Bemidji State University volleyball team dropped a tough five-set, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match to University of Minnesota Crookston Tuesday (21-25, 15-25, 25-9, 25-21, 15-8). BSU got out to 2-0 lead but the UMC came back to win the next three sets to take the match. Minnesota Crookston improves to 6-5 overall and 1-2 in NSIC action while Bemidji State drops to 4-7, with a 0-3 mark in conference play.


BSU heads out on a three-game conference road trip

The Bemidji State volleyball team will continue conference play this week on the road. First, BSU will play the University of Minnesota Crookston, 5-5 overall (0-2 NSIC), on Tuesday at 7 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, the Beavers will take on Winona State University, 3-8 overall (0-2 NSIC), and Upper Iowa University, 4-7 overall (0-2 NSIC) with start times of 7 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively.


BSU volleyball falls to No. 1 Minnesota Duluth

Kate Lang posted 18 kills to lead the No. 1 University of Minnesota Duluth to a 3-0 victory of Bemidji State University volleyball team Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium. Freshman Jess Yost (OH, 6-3, Bemidji, Minn.) totaled 12 kills on 37 swings and junior Rachel Craig (MB, 6-1, Wadena, Minn.) netted a game-high five blocks to pace the Beavers.


Bemidji State drops NSIC volleyball opener to St. Cloud State

The Bemidji State University volleyball team opened conference play tonight at St. Cloud State University. The Huskies won the match 3-1 (25-12, 25-23, 22-25, 25-19). BSU fell to 4-5 on the season (0-1 NSIC) and its next match will be on Saturday against No. 1 University of Minnesota Duluth at 4 p.m.


Beaver Pride names Yost and Christensen Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Jessica Yost (OH, 6-3, Fr., Bemidji, Minn.) and Scott Christensen (DB, 6-0, 191, Jr., Stockbridge, Ga.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Sept. 9-15.


BSU opens up NSIC play this week

The Bemidji State University volleyball team opens up conference play this week with two matches. The Beavers' first match is on the road against St. Cloud State on Thursday Sept. 19. at 7 p.m. BSU returns home for their home opener against No. 1 Minnesota Duluth on Saturday Sept. 21 at 4 p.m.


Bemidji State finishes 2-2 at Superior Oasis Wildcat Open

The Bemidji State University volleyball team concluded their nonconference slate today as they faced Michigan Technological University and Lake Superior State. BSU managed to gain a split today with after an opening loss to Michigan Tech in three sets and a win over Lake Superior State in three sets.


Bemidji State goes 1-1 on the first day of Superior Oasis Wildcat Open

The Bemidji State University volleyball team continued its nonconference slate Friday as it faced Northern Michigan University and Quincy University (Ill.) in the first day of the Superior Oasis Wildcat Open, hosted by NMU in Marquette, Mich. BSU managed to gain a split on the day.


BSU Volleyball heads to Michigan to close out non-conference slate

The Beavers started off 2013 with a 2-2 split in the Maryville Univerisity Tournament. BSU beat the host school Maryville Friday night and also beat the Fighting Bees of St. Amborse (Iowa) by scores of 3-1 and 3-0, respectively. They dropped a pair to Missouri Baptist and Maryville by identical scores 1-3.


BSU goes 2-2 in Maryville Tournament

The Bemidji State University volleyball team concluded the Maryville Tournament this afternoon with an overall record of 2-2. Today, the Beavers lost to Maryville University, 3-1, but rebounded to sweep the St. Ambrose University, 3-0.


BSU goes 1-1 in first day of Maryville Tournament

The Beavers were knocked off by Missouri Baptist by a score of 3-1 but BSU rebounded in their second contest, beating the host school Maryville, 3-2.


BSU volleyball opens 2013 season at the Maryville Tournament

The Beavers are trying to have to have a bounce back campaign in Head Coach Wayne Chadwick’s fourth season. His squad finished the season with a 4-23 overall record and a 2-18 mark in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC), which tied them with Minot State University for 15th in the league standings.


Bemidji State volleyball conducts first practice

The Bemidji State University volleyball team began preparations for the 2013 season Monday with its first practice. The Beaver ran two sessions today, which included preseason testing. BSU will conduct 10 sessions this week before starting school next Monday. The Beavers' first match is Sept. 6.


Volleyball Bemidji State volleyball to open preseason camp Monday

The Bemidji State University volleyball team officially gets its 2013 season underway Monday at the BSU Gymnasium. The team's will get in 10, 90-minute practice sessions before breaking camp Aug. 25.


Veteran roster poised to make waves in 2013

According to fourth-year head coach Wayne Chadwick, the number of wins accumulated by the 2012 Bemidji State volleyball team was, in a word, disappointing. A roster featuring just one upper classman was tested in the rough and tumble Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). But the benefit of running a youthful roster on the court day in and day out is that the players gain valuable experience.


BSU tabbed 14th in NSIC Volleyball Coaches’ Poll

The Bemidji State University volleyball team has been picked to finish 14th in the 2013 NSIC Preseason Volleyball Coaches’ Poll, while junior Rachel Craig was named an NSIC Player to Watch. The Beavers finished the 2012 season 4-23 overall with a 2-18 conference record.


Volleyball Coaches' Clinic cancelled

Wayne Chadwick has announced the Volleyball Coaches' Clinic originally scheduled for Monday, July 29 at Bemidji State University has been CANCELLED. Registered coaches will be issued a full refund.


Hulla selected to coach overseas in European Global Challenge

Less than two months after being announced as the Bemidji State University volleyball assistant coach, Jerry Hulla is taking his talents and the BSU name overseas to serve as head coach of Team Bring It Promotion (BIP) at the Ninth Annual European Global Challenge. BIP serves as host to the international competition, which is set for July 14-18 in Pula, Croatia.


Chadwick completes staff with the addition of Hulla and Wilson

Bemidji State University head volleyball coach Wayne Chadwick has announced the addition of Jerry Hulla and Hannah Wilson to the Beavers’ coaching staff.


Bemidji State volleyball set to host summer camps

The Bemidji State volleyball program will conduct multiple summer camps and clinics beginning as early as June 1. There will be middle school and high school all-skills camps, and a volleyball coaches’ clinic in July, as well as on-site camps throughout June and July in which Chadwick will travel to different schools upon request to hold clinics with different teams.


Chadwick unveils 2013 volleyball schedule

Bemidji State volleyball coach Wayne Chadwick announced the program’s 2013 schedule Thursday afternoon. The fall slate includes seven matches against teams that finished the 2012 season ranked in the top 25 nationally and eight matches against top-10 teams from the NCAA’s central region.


Bemidji State winter volleyball clinics pick up Sunday

The Bemidji State volleyball program is halfway through its Winter Volleyball Clinics for athletes in grades 6-12. Thus far, the camps have been very successful and have built on a solid foundation set by last year’s clinics. This Sunday, the second half of the camps picks up with the passing/defense clinic.


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