BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University soccer team will host Minot State University and University of Mary this weekend in a special weekend of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matchups.
Bemidji State will open the weekend with a battle of the Beavers in a 3 p.m. match against Minot State, Friday. Sunday at 1 p.m., the Beavers host the Marauders in a breast cancer awareness match, sponsored by the Edith Sanford Breast Center and Sanford Health, and will honor their six seniors prior to the matchup.
Seniors, Tia Neuharth, Toni Bailey, Emily Kos, Sidney Bethke, Melanie Peltier and Skylar Prentice have been a part of a NSIC regular season title, a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances and 53 victories. Sioux Falls, S.D. native, Peltier, has contributed 12 assists to the BSU offense and is ranked 8th in assists all time. Neuharth and Kos sit in the BSU record book for minutes played, 5,582 and 5,111, respectively.
The Beavers come into the weekend 6-2-1 and 5-0-1 in NSIC play after road wins last weekend against University of Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State University to extend their winning streak to five matches. BSU earned a shutout against USF, 1-0, and took SMSU, 3-1.
Sophomore Sara Wendt has led the BSU attach this year. Through mine matches she has a team-best five goals, has recorded a point in each of BSU’s last five matches and enters the weekend having logged a goal in BSU’s last three, which included a pair of game-winners.
Minot State match up information:
- Minot State is currently 1-8 overall and sits at 1-5 in the NSIC.
- The last time the Beavers met, BSU swept MSU, 3-0.
- Bemidji State is 6-5 versus Minot since the teams first met in 2010.
- 2019 Minot State Statistics
- 2019 Minot State Schedule
University of Mary match up information:
- UMary is 4-1-2 overall and 2-1-2 in the NSIC.
- The series between the Beavers and Marauders is tied 9-9-2 with BSU leading in the last five matches 4-0-1.
- Last time the two teams met, BSU lost in the shoot-out, but ended up the 0-0 tie.
- 2019 UMary Statistics
- 2019 UMary Schedule
Bemidji State soccer information:
- 2019 BSU Soccer Stats
- 2019 BSU Soccer Schedule
- Live stats
- Live web stream
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