Food Network to profile legendary diner with Bemidji State connection

The family of Bemidji State University women’s ice hockey forward Sadie Lundquist (So., Cloquet, Minn.) has owned and operated a small, but well-known, diner in Cloquet, Minn. for the past 50 years. The Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” and host Guy Fieri will feature a recent visit to Gordy’s Hi-Hat during the episode entitled “You Called It” Monday at 9 p.m. CST.


Vichorek selected for U.S. Women’s Under-22

USA Hockey announced on Friday that Bemidji State University junior Montana Vichorek (Def., Moose Lake, Minn.) has been named to 2010 U.S. Women’s Under-22 Select Team that will participate in both the 2010 USA Hockey Women’s National Festival and the 2010 Under-22 Series. It will be Vichorek’s debut for Team USA, and will mark the second time a BSU women’s hockey player has suited up for Team USA.


Wheelhouse named Bemidji State Female Newcomer of the Year

Erika Wheelhouse (Fr., D, Crookston, Minn.) of the women’s ice hockey team and football/men’s basketball standout Lance Rongstad (Fr., QB/G/F, Eleva, Wis.) were selected 2009-10 Bemidji State University Female and Male Newcomers of the Year, tonight at the BSU Student-Athlete Appreciation Banquet.


Women’s hockey signs additional forward for 2010-11 campaign

The Bemidji State University women’s hockey program today announced the signing of Tess Dusik (Oak Bluff, Manitoba) to a National Letter of Intent for the 2010-11 season during the NCAA’s regular signing period beginning April 14. Dusik follows Balmoral Hall teammate Emily McKnight to Bemidji State, who signed with the Beavers during the early signing period in November.


Tomcikova to be honored by Bemidji State

The Bemidji State Women’s hockey program will hold a reception honoring BSU Olympian Zuzana Tomcikova. The public is invited join the women’s hockey team and staff on Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 to honor Tomcikova and her accomplishments. The reception will be held in the Beaver Pride Room of the John S. Glas Fieldhouse from 4:30-6 p.m. There is no charge and refreshments will be provided for all in attendance.


Sertich inducted into MHCA Hall of Fame

Bemidji State University women’s hockey head coach Steve Sertich was inducted into the Minnesota High School Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame announced the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association on Thursday, March 11. The honor is bestowed to coaches that have outstanding contributions to the sport of hockey in Minnesota.


Erickson and Read garner Beaver Pride’s weekly honors

Bemidji State University’s Emily Erickson (R-Fr., F, Coleraine, Minn.) and Matt Read (Jr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of March 1-7.


No. 2 Bulldogs end BSU's season in FINAL FACE-OFF

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team historic playoff run came to an end Saturday afternoon as the No. 2 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs defeated the Beavers 7-3 in the semifinal round of the 2010 WCHA FINAL FACE-OFF. Bemidj State ends the season with a record of 12-19-7 (9-12-7-3 WCHA).


Beavers take on Bulldogs in WCHA semifinals

Follow a live blog of the Bemidji State women's hockey team as they take on the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in the semifinal round of the 2010 WCHA FINAL FACE-OFF, Saturday afternoon at 12:07 p.m.


BSU picks up handful of postseason awards

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team was honored with multiple postseason awards as goaltender Zuzana Tomcikova (So., Bratislava, Slovakia) was named Co-Player of the Year and All-WCHA Second Team, along with sophomore defender Montana Vichorek (Moose Lake, Minn.) being named All-WCHA Third Team, and head coach Steve Sertich being named the Coach of the Year, the league announced Thursday.


Tickets for WCHA Final Face-Off still available

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team will be making its first-ever appearance in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association FINAL FACE-OFF after beating St. Cloud State in a best-of-three games playoff series last weekend. BSU is one of four teams still alive in the hunt for the WCHA tournament championship along with an automatic bid to the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Ice Hockey National Championship.


Final Face-Off bound; Beavers win playoff series against Huskies

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team made history Sunday night beating St. Cloud State 4-1 in game three of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association first-round playoffs to advance on to the WCHA Final Face-Off for the first time. It was also the first time this season that the Beavers had scored four goals in one game.


BSU ends 14 playoff game losing streak; wins 2-1 in St. Cloud

When the opponent scored first against the Bemidji State women’s hockey team this season the Beavers had a knack of walking away without a win, not anymore. After going down 1-0 after the first, the Beavers battled back scrapping a 2-1 win over the St. Cloud State Huskies, marking the first win after failing to get on the board first.


Beavers fall 3-0 in first of three in St. Cloud

Looking to snap a 13-postseason-game losing streak the No. 6 seed Bemidji State University women’s hockey team took on the No. 3 seed St. Cloud State in the first of a best-of-three games series Friday night at the National Hockey Center.


Playoff hockey begins

BSU women's hockey will travel to St. Cloud for the first-ever match-up between Bemidji State and St. Cloud State in post-season play. Game times are set for 7:07 p.m. each night beginning on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27, with a third game scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 29, if necessary.


BSU women’s hockey featured on Sports in the Round

The weekly radio show, “Sports in the Round,” which is held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at The Ground Round, will this week feature the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team. BSU women’s hockey head coach Steve Sertich will be the guest on the show to discuss the Beavers’ match-up at St. Cloud State University in the first round of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association play-offs, taking place Feb. 26-28.


Beavers fall short to No. 3 Minnesota Duluth

The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team dropped a 3-0 decision Saturday afternoon to the No. 3 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs at the final game in the John S. Glas Fieldhouse. The loss gives UMD the weekend sweep and BSU is now 0-46-2 all-time against the Bulldogs.


No. 3 Bulldogs out-powers BSU in 5-2 loss

The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team dropped a 5-2 decision to the No. 3 University of Minnesota Duluth on Friday afternoon at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs scored four unanswered goals to claim their 23rd victory on the season.


BSU closes out regular season against No. 3 Bulldogs

Bemidji State will wrap up the regular season this weekend as the Beavers play host to the University of Minnesota Duluth at 2 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday. With only two games left, four teams will battle for the final two WCHA home playoff berths as just three points separate third place Wisconsin and St. Cloud State, the fifth place Beavers and sixth place Ohio State.


Beaver Pride tabs McElhinney and Lehrke Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Alana McElhinney (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) and Tyler Lehrke (Sr., F, Park Rapids, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 8-14.


BSU picks up 10th win at North Dakota

The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team led by Alana McElhinney (So., G., Calgary, Alberta) in net shutout the North Dakota Fighting Sioux 1-0 Saturday night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. The win is McElhinney’s second of the season along with her second shutout.


North Dakota ices BSU offense

The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team couldn’t get the puck to bounce it’s way Friday night as the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux blanked the Beavers 2-0 at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse.


Sibling Rivalry

After 13 years growing up together playing hockey, two sisters took a faceoff against each other for the first time in an official game. “Faceoff Lauren Williams vs Alex Williams won by UND,” is what the play-by-play read from the Dec. 5, 2009 Western Collegiate Hockey Association game between Bemidji State University and the University of North Dakota.


Eight honored as WCHA Scholar Athletes

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association announced today the fifth-annual group of WCHA Scholar-Athlete recipients. Bemidji State’s had eight student-athletes that were honored for the 2009-10 season.


McElhinney earns Beaver Pride Athelte of the Week award

Bemidji State University’s Alana McElhinney (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) and Nick Jelacie (Jr., OF, Brainerd, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 1-7.


Beavers rebound blanking No. 9 Wisconsin 2-0

Sophomore goaltender Alana McElhinney (Calgary, Alberta) rose to the occasion on Sunday afternoon picking up her first Western Collegiate Hockey Association win and first career shutout as the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team blanked the No. 9 Wisconsin Badgers 2-0 at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.


Beavers fall 6-1 in Culver’s Camp Randall Hockey Classic

The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team dropped Saturday’s outdoor game to the University of Wisconsin 6-1 at Camp Randall Stadium.


Bemidji State ready for outdoor hockey

When most hockey teams travel for a weekend series, they usually have a practice at the opponents rink the day before. However, on Friday when the Bemidji State women’s hockey team arrived in Madison for its series against the University of Wisconsin, the team bypassed the rink and headed straight to the football stadium for practice.


Culver's Camp Randall Hockey Classic draws near

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team's game on Saturday will be a unique experience as BSU will take part in the Culver’s Camp Randall Hockey Classic. The game will be outdoors at the University of Wisconsin’s football stadium, Camp Randall Stadium.


Williams suspended for first game of Wisconsin series

Bemidji State University has suspended sophomore forward Hayley Williams (Crete, Ill.) one game for a spearing incident that occurred at the end of the Beavers’ 3-3 overtime tie versus St. Cloud State University Jan. 30.


Beaver Pride tabs Bauerfeld and Lowe Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Annie Bauerfeld (Jr., F, Woodbury, Minn.) and Ian Lowe (Sr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 25-31.


Bemidji State loses shootout after 3-3 draw

Franny Dorr (Sr., Roseville Minn.) led the Bemidji State offense helping out with every goal by scoring one and assisting on the others in a 3-3 tie against St. Cloud State on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies went on to claim the shootout victory 1-0 in three rounds.


Three unanswered goals down Beavers

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team suffered a 3-2 loss on Friday night after St. Cloud State scored three unanswered goals to walk away with the victory.


Beavers and Huskies battle in WCHA play

Bemidji State will travel to St. Cloud for a weekend series against the Huskies looking to keep hold of a third-place tie in the WCHA with Wisconsin. Game times are set for 7:07 p.m. Friday and 2:07 p.m. Saturday.


Beavers shutout Buckeyes to keep hold of fourth place

In her last regular-season game of the 2009-10 campaign, Bemidji State women’s hockey goaltender Zuzana Tomcikova (So., Bratislava, Slovakia) left in style shutting out the Ohio State Buckeyes 1-0 on Saturday afternoon at the OSU Ice Rink.


Ohio State’s offense downs BSU 5-2

Ohio State’s Hokey Langan had four goals and one assist in Friday night’s game, as the Buckeyes defeated the Bemidji State women’s hockey team 5-2 at the OSU Ice Rink. The loss snaps BSU’s unbeaten streak at five games (1-0-4).


Beavers to square-off against Buckeyes

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team travels out to Columbus, Ohio to finish the season series against the Buckeyes. The games are scheduled for Friday Jan. 22 at 6:07 p.m. and Saturday Jan. 23 at 1:07 p.m. Both game times are noted in Central Time.


Fourth-weekly honor for Tomcikova

Sophomore goaltender Zuzana Tomcikova (Bratislava, Slovakia) was recognized by the Western Collegiate Hockey Association for the fourth time this season for her efforts in the Jan. 15-16 weekend against the No. 2 University of Minnesota being named Co-Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 20.


BSU picks up another tie against No. 2 Minnesota

Mirroring the performance of Friday’s game, the Bemidji State women’s hockey team skated to another 1-1 tie against the No. 2 Golden Gophers Saturday evening at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse. The shootout again went in Minnesota’s favor, this time with the Gophers winning 1-0 in six rounds.


Beavers gain tie against No. 2 Gophers

After starting the new year on a good start, the Bemidji State women’s hockey team looked to continue its momentum on Friday night hosting the No. 2 Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Beavers skated stride-for-stride with the Gophers forcing a 1-1 draw after netting a last minute goal.


Beaver Pride tabs Tomcikova and Haake Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Zuzana Tomcikova (So., G, Bratislava, Slovakia) and Seth Haake (Sr., G, Eden Prairie, Minn.,) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 4-10.


Erika Wheelhouse named WCHA Rookie of the Week

Freshman defender Erika Wheelhouse (Crookston, Minn.) was recognized by the Western Collegiate Hockey Association for her efforts in the Jan. 8-9 weekend against Minnesota State being named Rookie of the Week for the week of Jan. 13.


Tomcikova picks up seventh shutout; leads BSU to 3-0 win over Minnesota State

Zuzna Tomcikova (So., Bratislava, Slovakia) turned away 37 shots to record her seveth-career shutout, her fourth of the season, to lift the Bemidji State women’s hockey team 3-0 over Minnesota State University, Mankato on Saturday afternoon at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse.


Beavers tie 2-2, lose shootout to Minnesota State

The Bemidji State women’s hockey team returned to the ice after a 25-day hiatus hosting Minnesota State, Mankato on Friday night at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse. The Mavericks erased a two-goal lead by the Beavers to send the game into overtime. After a scoreless overtime the Mavericks went on to win the shootout 2-1 in three rounds.


Beavers start 2010 with home weekend against Minnesota State

Kicking off the new year, the Beavers play host to Minnesota State on Jan. 8-9, finishing out the series between the two teams. BSU is currently on a four-game unbeaten streak against the Mavericks.












Beavers ready for No. 2 Minnesota

The Beavers will travel down to Minneapolis this weekend for a pair of games against the No. 2 Minnesota Golden Gophers.


























Live video feed for WCHA All-Star game

There will be a live video feed for tonight's game against the WCHA All-Stars and the U.S. Women's National Team. Bemidji State goaltender Zuzana Tomcikova (So., Bratislava, Slovakia) will be in net for the WCHA All-Stars. The link will be activated right before game time, which is set to begin at 7 p.m.








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