Bemidji State University Athletics along with the BSU Foundation and Alumni Association have announced a year-long celebration of the 50th year of women’s intercollegiate athletics at BSU. Festivities will begin with a kick-off social celebrating Beaver Athletics history and honoring their founders Oct. 6 at BSU’s American Indian Resource Center.
Bemidji State University women’s basketball head coach Chelsea DeVille announced the program’s 2018-19 schedule Thursday, which includes one exhibition contest, four non-conference games and a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule of 22 games. The first game of women’s basketball at BSU is set for Nov. 9 against Northland College with the conference opener Dec. 1 at home against University of Minnesota Crookston.
Bemidji State University women’s basketball Head Coach Chelsea DeVille has selected Justin Weiland to take over the program’s second assistant coach position. Weiland joins BSU after serving as head coach for the Ellsworth Community College women’s basketball program for the 2017-18 season.
Former Bemidji State student-athletes Denis Lemieux (men’s hockey 1968-72), Len Rothlisberger (men’s swimming 1968-72), Rich Schwartz (football 1981-85), Karen (Morrissey) Stellrecht (women’s basketball 1993-97) and Andrea (Block) Zenner (softball 1998-2001) will be inducted into the Alumni B Club Athletic Hall of Fame Feb. 16. They will be joined by Alumni Coaching Achievement Award recipient Wynn Gmitroski (1982) and the BSU Coaches Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Muriel Gilman. In addition, Bemidji State’s 1992 women’s cross-country ski team will be enshrined into its Team Hall of Fame.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announce a continued partnership with Midco Sports Network® for live coverage of eight football games and 32 basketball games during the 2018-19 academic year.
The 41st Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 15 at Bemidji Town and Country Club and it’s not too late to participate. Registration materials are now being accepted for the event to benefit the Bemidji State Athletic Scholarship Fund.
Bemidji State University women’s basketball will add another body to the squad in NJCAA All-American center Megan Swedberg, head coach Chelsea DeVille announced Wednesday. The transfer and Ogema, Minn., native will join the Beavers after playing two seasons at Northland Community and Technical College.
More than 400 attendees and 140 Bemidji State University student-athletes gathered at Sanford Center Saturday night for the Green & White Dinner and Auction to Benefit BSU Athletics. Net proceeds from registration, silent and live auction items, as well as other activities, totaled more than $98,000 and included individual donations totaling $32,600 to “Build a Scholarship.”
Bemidji State University had 13 student-athletes earn a spot on the 2017-18 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team.
Bemidji State University women’s basketball freshman guard Brooklyn Bachmann was selected to the 2017-18 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Freshmen Team, as the league released its all-conference team today.