Bemidji State University volleyball outside hitter Bethany Thompson and quarterback/gaurd Lance Rongstad were named 2012-13 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year as a part of the Beaver Nation Celebration Thursday at Sanford Center. In addition, Megan Castro of the soccer team and football standout Connor Quinn were selected BSU’s 2012-13 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) and to show its support Bemidji State University Athletics and three women's athletic programs are hosting a weekend for cancer awareness Oct. 12-14. Fans are encouraged to wear pink and join the teams in a fight against cancer.
The Bemidji State/Sara Labraaten Run/Walk for Women kicked off the Homecoming events Saturday morning as family, friends and alumni supported women's athletics at BSU with the fourth annual gathering. Nearly 100 people participated in the event to raise nearly $5,000 for women's scholarships at BSU.