January 09, 20151st2ndFinal
Bemidji State343165
Minnesota Duluth443478
Stats at a GlanceBSUWUMD
FG Percentage.441 (26-59) .358 (24-67)
3P FG Percentage.350 (7-20) .316 (6-19)
FT Percentage.667 (6-9) .857 (24-28)
Offensive Rebounds518
Defensive Rebounds2930
Total Rebounds3448
Turnovers148
Steals25
Bench Points176
LeadersBSUWUMD
PointsSenske - 20
Meyer - 37
ReboundsSheley - 7
Meyer - 14
AssistsPelzer - 3
Newman - 5
StealsKuehndorf - 1
Reichert - 1
Harris - 2
Newman - 2
BlocksSenske - 2
Monke - 1
Newman - 1
Beavers drop to Minnesota Duluth Friday, 78-65
Friday, January 9, 2015
Beavers drop to Minnesota Duluth Friday, 78-65

DULUTH, Minn. - The Bemidji State University women's basketball team hit the road Friday to take on University of Minnesota Duluth where it fell in a battle, 78-65.

Bemidji State, now 5-9, 2-7 NSIC will be back in action Jan. 10 as it takes on St. Cloud State University to end its first road trip of 2015. Game time is set for 4 p.m. The Bulldogs move their record to 6-7 overall and 4-5 in the NSIC.

Bemidji State Highlights

  • Sierra Senske paced the offense against the Bulldogs scoring 20 points in her 38 minutes of action. Senske was 7-of-11 from the field and added six free throws.
  • Afton Kuehndorf was the Beavers standout from the bench charting a career-high 14 points in 19 minutes of play. She led the offense from three-range going 2-for-2.
  • Aimee Pelzer rounded out the double-digit scoring for BSU with 11 points.
  • The Beavers shot 44.1 percent from the floor and went 35 percent from beyond the arc.

Minnesota Duluth Highlights

  • Charting a double-double with 37 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs to victory was Taylor Meyer. Meyer shot 14-fo-22 from the field and 2-of-2 in three’s.
  • Jessica Newman was the only other UMD player to score in double figures with 21 points. Newman added five assists, one block and two steals on the night.
  • The Bulldogs only charted six points off the bench with the rest of their scoring coming from the starting five.
  • UMD went 35.8 percent from the floor and 31.6 from beyond the arc.
  • Minnesota Duluth added to their season free throw percentage as they went 24-for-28 from the line for an 85.7 rating. 

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).

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