BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University women’s tennis team returns home to host a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matches this weekend at the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center. The Beavers will take on University of Minnesota Duluth at 2 p.m. Saturday and will close the weekend as they face St. Cloud State University at noon Sunday.
BSU has already faced Minnesota Duluth once during the 2016 season, earning a 7-2 victory over the Bulldogs. In addition, the Beavers split their matches with UMD in 2015, dropping their first match 6-3 and before winning the second match 7-2.
BSU women’s tennis dropped its last match against St. Cloud, 9-0, Feb. 21, 2015.
The Beavers are now 3-1 after splitting their NSIC matches this past weekend. Bemidji State women’s tennis defeated Winona State University for the first time since 1999, 7-2 in Grand Forks, N.D. during a neutral-site match, Feb. 12. The Beavers dropped their second match of the weekend, 6-3, to Upper Iowa University the following afternoon.
The Beavers next action will be Feb. 27-28 when they will travel to Sioux Falls, S.D. to take on University of Sioux Falls and Augustana College.
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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).