Beavers drop final leg of homestand, 102-50, to Dragons

December 10, 20161st2nd3rd4thFinal
MSU Moorhead19243623102
Bemidji State111618550
Stats at a GlanceMSUMWBSUW
FG Percentage.538 (35-65) .269 (18-67)
3P FG Percentage.600 (12-20) .188 (6-32)
FT Percentage.833 (20-24) 1.000 (8-8)
Offensive Rebounds1213
Defensive Rebounds3521
Total Rebounds4734
Turnovers715
Steals52
Bench Points2719
LeadersMSUMWBSUW
PointsSannes - 28
Sheley - 17
ReboundsVolkert - 10
TEAM - 8
AssistsVolkert - 5
Cordes - 3
StealsVolkert - 3
Arrington - 1
Senske - 1
BlocksSannes - 3
Sheley - 2
Beavers drop final leg of homestand, 102-50, to Dragons
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Beavers drop final leg of homestand, 102-50, to Dragons

BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) -- Senior guard Tatum Sheley put up another strong performance for the Bemidji State University women’s basketball team despite a 102-50 loss to Minnesota State University Moorhead Saturday at BSU Gymnasium. Sheley recorded 11 points in the second quarter and finished with a team-high 17 as the Beavers move to 3-5 overall and 0-4 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.

The Dragons jumped out to a 7-0 run to gain momentum early in the game and never trailed the rest of the way. MSUM took a double-digit, 14-3, lead halfway through the first quarter before finishing the opening period with a 19-11 lead. The Beavers trailed by as many as 22 before going on an 11-0 run. The run spanned just under two minutes and cut the Dragons lead to 38-27. Sheley scored eight of the Beavers’ 11 points during the run. BSU trailed MSUM 43-27 heading into the half.

Bemidji State stayed within the same margin of the halftime deficit against MSU Moorhead through the first four minutes of the third quarter. The Dragons began to pull away while taking advantage of missed Beavers’ shots and rebounds. MSU Moorhead jumped to an 18-0 run until two minutes remaining in the quarter. Bemidji State finished the fourth quarter with one field goal and five points total.

Junior center Sierra Senske scored 12 points on 6-of-19 shooting from the field and added five rebounds. Sheley led BSU with four 3-point field goals and two blocks, while following Senske with four rebounds. The Dragons outscored the Beavers on the bench, 27-19.

Bemidji State shot 26.9 percent from the field on the night and a season low 18.8 percent from 3-point range. MSU Moorhead finished shooting 53.8 percent from the field and 60.0 percent from long range.

Bemidji State travels to Crookston, Minn., to play University of Minnesota Crookston for its last game before Christmas break. The Beavers and Golden Eagles tip-off at 5 p.m. from Lysaker Gymnasium.

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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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