Beavers Fall to Northern Michigan 5-1
Monday, September 15, 2003
MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Bemidji State soccer team was defeated 5-1 by Northern Michigan Sunday afternoon in the Holiday/Ramada Inn Tournament in Marquette, Mich.

Northern Michigan received goals from Carolyn Kunas in the 39th minute and Betsy Hubert in the 42nd minute to give it a 2-0 lead at the half. The Wildcats picked up two more goals in the second half to build a 4-0 lead.

Freshman Katie Meinhardt put the Beavers on the board with her third goal of the season on a penalty kick in the 55th minute to cut Northern Michigan’s lead to 4-1, but the ‘Cats added another late goal to give Northern Michigan the 5-1 victory.

Head coach Jim Stone took a positive approach to his team’s performance.

“This is a disappointing loss, but it was the first game we haven’t been in this season,” Stone said, “The girls are working hard and with more experience improvements will come.”

The Beavers are now 1-5-1 on the season.The Beavers have now lost all three meetings against Northern Michigan.

BSU faces North Dakota and Minnesota-Duluth on Friday, Sept. 19, and Saturday, Sept. 20. North Dakota will be in Bemidji for the Beavers’ home opener at 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the BSU Soccer Field. On Saturday, BSU will travel to Duluth to challenge the Bulldogs at 1:00 p.m.