Bemidji, Minn. – The Bemidji State University tennis team travels to Sioux Falls, S.D., Feb. 24 and 25 to take on University of Sioux Falls and Augustana University. Matches begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday, respectively.
Sioux Falls holds a 5-1 record after splitting two home matches against MSU Moorhead and University of Mary Feb. 17 and 18.
During the 2017 season, BSU defeated USF, 8-1, in a neutral site match in Grand Forks, N.D. The Beavers’ only loss came from number three singles play where Adriadna Lopez-Simo fell to Kara Bunkers.
Augustana comes into Sunday’s match with an eight-match win streak, with their last two victories coming from sweeps of U-Mary Feb. 17 and MSU Moorhead Feb. 18.
Last year, the Beavers fell to the Vikings 9-0. Every set in the match was won by AU with BSU picking up at least one point, except number six singles played by BSU’s Sabrina Okeson who fell, 7-5, 6-0, to AU’s Annika Teske.
The Beavers come into the Feb. 24 and 25 matches after a 5-4 win over St. Cloud State University Feb. 17. BSU’s match against University of Minnesota Duluth will be played at a later date due to inclement weather Sunday, Feb. 18.
BSU continues its home schedule Mar. 4 with matches against University of Wisconsin-River Falls and University of Minnesota Crookston. Matches begin at 2:30 p.m. against UWRF and 4:30 p.m. against UMC.
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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).