Tia Neuharth

#6 Tia Neuharth

HOMETOWN Prior Lake, Minn.

2018 (Junior): Team Captain... Named NSIC Defensive Player of the Week (9/10/18)... Matched a career-high three points with a goal and an assist in the Beavers' 2-1 victory over Minnesota Duluth (Sept. 16).

2017 (Sophomore): 2017 All-NSIC Second Team... Neuharth played and started in all 20 matches for BSU totalling a team-high 1,708 minutes... Had two assists for two points... Took four shots and had one shot on the goal for the season for a shot on goal percentage of .250... Was a key starter for a defensive unit that posted 12 shutouts in 20 matches, which included a 377:18 shutout streak to open the season... In all, the BSU defense allowed just 213 shots in 20 matches (10.65 spg) and 98 (4.9 sogpg) shots on goal... Protected a goalkeeping duo that ranked second in the league in goals allowed (0.50) and goals allowed average (0.48). Set career single-game highs for assists with one against MSU Moorhead (Oct. 8) and two shots on goal at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 28)... 2017 Fall Academic All-NSIC Team.

2016 (Freshman): Neuharth appeared in all 20 games for the Beavers totalling 1359 minutes... Played a career high in minutes at Minot State with 89 (Sept. 25)... Made the starting lineup in 19 of the 20 games... Scored her first career goal along with her first assist at Missouri Western State (Sept. 6)... Was named Bemidji State Athletics 2017 Newcomer of the Year.

Prior to BSU: A two-time letterwinner at Prior Lake High School… A 2015 all-conference award recipient… Helped the Lakers earn an academic excellence award for team grade-point-average… Helped guide the Minnesota Thunder Academy club team to a 2015 National Championship.

Personal: Tia Neuharth is the daughter of Steve and Renee Neuharth… Born October 6, 1997… Was an honor roll member all throughout high school… Is a nursing major at Bemidji State.

Career Highs:
Goals: 2 at Upper Iowa (9/21/18)
Assists: 1 (x6) last vs Concordia-St.Paul (10/12/18)
Points: 5 at Upper Iowa (9/21/18)
SOG: 5 (x2) last vs Michigan Tech (9/7/18)