For the second time in three weeks, a Bemidji State University soccer player has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Goalkeeper Player of the Week. This week senior Catherine Arneson was recognized for her role in extending the Beavers’ unbeaten streak to 13 matches.
Rachael Norton scored her 10th goal of the season and Cat Arneson piled up seven saves, but Augustana University capitalized on a a free kick in the 83rd minute to tie the match, 1-1, and the teams were unable to break the tie during two 10-minute overtime periods.
The Bemidji State University soccer team won its third straight and extended its unbeaten streak to 12 matches Saturday using a pair of second half goals less than three minute apart to defeat Wayne State College, 2-0, on senior day.
The nationally-ranked Bemidji State University soccer team returns home this weekend for two match ups at Chet Anderson Stadium. Bemidji State will face Wayne State College at 1 p.m. Saturday before the Beavers take on Augustana at 1 p.m. Sunday to wrap up Alumni Weekend.
The Bemidji State soccer team has been ranked among the top 25 nationally for the first time in program history. After remaining unbeaten through the first 11 matches of their season (10-0-1) and holding down a portion of the top spot in the NSIC standings (8-0-1), coaches from across the country have slotted BSU 22nd in the Oct. 10 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women’s Poll.
Allyson Smith scored twice and added an assist, while Rachael Norton posted a goal and an assist to lead the Bemidji State University soccer team to a 6-1 victory over Minnesota State University Moorhead Sunday at Chat Anderson Stadium.
Quality scoring chances were hard to come by against a tenacious Northern State defense Friday afternoon, but senior Raquel Thelen was able to make good on shot early to give Bemidji State all the offense it would need as Catherine Arneson posted her fifth shutout of the season to propel the Beavers to a 3-0 victory.
The Bemidji State University soccer team has been selected to the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award list in a recent announcement from the organization’s national office.
The Bemidji State soccer team looks to remain unbeaten this week as it splits the week between a road match and a return home. BSU hits the road to face Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D. at 3 p.m. Friday Sunday, the Beavers return home to face Minnesota State University Moorhead at 1 p.m. for its Cheryl Smyth Memorial/Cancer Awareness Match.
Following a shutout of No. 13 Minnesota State University, Mankato, Sunday, Bemidji State University goalkeeper, Anna Fobbe, has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Goalkeeper Player of the Week. It marks the third time this season a BSU player has earned one of the league’s individual honors.