BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University women’s ice hockey team has announced the addition of Cheyenne Abear (F, Brianerd, Minn.) to the 2019-20 roster. The Brainerd, Minn. signed a BSU Offer of Admission and will be on campus this fall.
Abear joins Paige Anderson (Forward, Andover, Minn.), Kate Boland (Defense, Northfield, Minn.), Abigail DeLaRosa (Defense, Hugo, Minn.), Reece Hunt (Forward, Nelson, British Columbia) and Mya Neugent (Forward, Sun Prairie, Wis.) who each signed National Letters of Intent to attend BSU to open the signing period in November.
All signees are contingent upon admission to BSU and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.
Cheyenne Abear – 5-3 – Forward – R – Brainerd, Minn. (Brainerd HS)
Brainerd HS: A four-year letterwinner for the Warriors girl’s hockey program… Abear helped guide Brainerd/Little Falls to a 77-22-1 record in four seasons and was not only part of the first Warriors team to make the Minnesota State Tournament in 2018, she also helped put the team right back in the hunt for a state title in 2019… As the team’s Most Valuable Player, she was a proven scorer, netting over 30 points as a senior, including the overtime game-winning goal in the semifinal game to propel the Warriors to second place at the 2019 Class AA Minnesota State Tournament… She was named to the Class AA All-Tournament Team… Abear is also a member of the school’s honor roll and the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born on May 3, 2001, Cheyenne is the daughter of Robert Abear and Denise Abear… Plans to major in criminal justice and Spanish while attending Bemidji State.
The Beavers finished the 2018-19 season with an overall record of 13-21-2 and finished fifth in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association with a 10-12-2-0 league mark before being eliminated by University of Minnesota Duluth in the first round of the WCHA Playoffs.
Bemidji State opens in the 2019-20 season September 27 with a home exhibition game against the University of Regina. It officially begins the season October 4-5 hen it hosts Lindenwood University.
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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).