Soccer Bemidji State soccer team returns home for Alumni Weekend and Senior Day

Soccer Bemidji State soccer team returns home for Alumni Weekend and Senior Day
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Soccer Bemidji State soccer team returns home for Alumni Weekend and Senior Day

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University soccer team returns home this weekend for two matchups 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.

Nationally ranked Bemidji State extended its season-opening unbeaten streak to 11 matches Oct. 6-8. BSU earned a 3-0 victory at Northern State Friday, and a 6-1 win over Minnesota State University Moorhead Sunday. The 11-match unbeaten streak is a program record as the Beavers have now outscored its opponents 27-2 this season.

Bemidji State goalkeeper, Catherine Arneson, collected the fifth shutout of her senior campaign Friday, where she turned aside four shots in 90:00 minutes of action. She was able to improve to 5-0-0. This was her eighth collegiate shutout and she has not allowed a goal in 499:26 minutes of play this season. Arneson also leads a BSU defensive effort that ranks second in the nation, with allowing 0.108 goals per game this season.

Rachael Norton netted her team-best eighth goal of the season in Friday’s 3-0 win at Northern State, before assisting on Smith’s game winner and netting her ninth goal during Sunday’s 6-1 victory over MSU Moorhead.

Wayne State match up information:

Augustana University match up information:

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).

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