Bemidji, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University tennis team defeated University of Wisconsin-River Falls and University of Minnesota Crookston in its final home matches of the 2018 regular season, Sunday, Mar. 4 at the Gillett Wellness Center.
The Beavers started their matches winning all three matches of doubles play against the Falcons. BSU swept singles play against UWRF. In number six singles, Hope Johnson won by default against Karli Helland, who had to forfeit the match.
BSU also swept UMC, 9-0, with two wins coming from UMC forfeits. In singles play, three Beavers, Brooke Mimmack, Hannah Peterson, and Hope Johnson, each won their matches, 8-0. Number six singles was forfeited by UMC due to only having five players. In doubles play, the tandems of Hannah Alme and Brooke Mimmack and Jacki Damberg and Rachel Will each swept their matches. Number three doubles play was also forfeited by UMC.
Bemidji State travels to Moorhead, Minn. Mar. 24 and 25 to take on Minnesota State University Moorhead and University of Mary. Matches begin at 2 p.m. and 9 a.m., respectively. BSU finishes regular season play by traveling to Lakeville, Minn. Apr. 6 to play Southern Minnesota State University and Mankato, Minn. Apr. 7 to play Minnesota State University Mankato.
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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).