Bemidji, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Tennis team travels to Fargo, N.D. Saturday to take on Concordia College at 2 p.m. It will then host University of Wisconsin-River Falls in its final regular season match Sunday at noon in the Gillett Wellness Center. Seniors, Breann Walsh and Zoë Lindgren, will be honored for their contributions to the Beaver Tennis program prior to the Senior Day match.
Lindgren, a native of Bozeman, Mont., began her Beaver Tennis career in 2016. In recent years, she has been an important part of the BSU tennis team, primarily filling the No. 1 singles spot. Already a three-time All-NSIC player, this year, Lindgren has won six matches in the No. 1 singles position. Lindgren and her main doubles partner, Ariadna Lopez-Simo, have taken six wins during doubles play.
Breann Walsh, a Gaylord, Minn. native, came to BSU as a sophomore in 2016. This season, Walsh has earned points for the Beavers with seven total wins in singles play. She and Brooke Mimmack have been a driving force in doubles play for BSU, winning seven matches.
BSU last played Concordia as the first match of the 2017 season. The Beavers took the win, 8-1. Lindgren, Ariadna Lopez-Simo, Breann Walsh, and Brooke Mimmack all won their matches in singles play and doubles play, with their respective partners.
At the start of the 2019 season, BSU travelled to St. Cloud, Minn. to take on UWRF, where they swept the Falcons, 9-0. River Falls holds a 3-8 record. Prior to their meeting with the Beavers, the Falcons will compete against St. Catherine University and Saint Mary’s University. Following the BSU versus UWRF match, UWRF will take on University of Minnesota Crookston in Bemidji.
The Beavers look to travel to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament at the Lifetime Fitness Oakdale Tennis Village in Minnetonka, Minn. Apr. 13-14. Time and opponents to be determined.
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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).