BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State women’s golf team gears up to play in its first triangular of the season this weekend. The Beavers will compete in the St. Cloud State Invitational at the St. Cloud Country Country Club Saturday and Sunday.
Returning players include Rachel Wold (Jr., Crookston, Minn.), Shelby Shevik (Jr., Marine on St. Croix, Minn.), and Laura Langer (So., Circle Pines, Minn.). R. Wold was selected captain this season after playing with Bemidji State for the last two years. She played 11 rounds last season and has a scoring average of 91.6. As a sophomore Shevik competed in eight rounds with a scoring average of 115.9. Langer played four rounds last season and enters her sophomore season with a scoring average of 102.8.
The Beavers have five new players this year Kelly Blair (Fr., International Falls, Minn.), Olivia Knutson (Fr., Hatton, N.D.) who was ranked third in the state, Katrina Leoni (Fr., Gilbert, Minn.), Katelyn Wick (Fr., Forest Lake, Minn.), and Monica Wold (Fr., Crookston, Minn.) who was ranked 18thin the state during her junior year.
Head Coach Mark Bagaason talks about his expectations for the upcoming season, “I’m really excited to see what we can do, because we have some players coming in that are pretty decent. They’ve been steadily improving throughout their high school careers, and we hope that continues here at Bemidji State.”
“My goal specifically, talking to Rachel Wold our captain, is to win it. To come out of that first weekend with a win,” said Bagaason about his goals for the St. Cloud State Invitational.
Bemidji State University is a pre-professional, liberal arts institution located in the heart of Northern Minnesota’s lake and woods region. Nestled in the north woods of Northern Minnesota, BSU, located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and Division II membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).