Bemidji State University Athletics along with the BSU Foundation and Alumni Association have announced a year-long celebration of the 50th year of women’s intercollegiate athletics at BSU. Festivities will begin with a kick-off social celebrating Beaver Athletics history and honoring their founders Oct. 6 at BSU’s American Indian Resource Center.
The Bemidji State University Track and Field team will host its annual JackPine Classic Saturday, Sept. 1 starting from the BSU Gillett Recreation Center. The 5K, 10K and 25K runs begin at 9 a.m. and are open to the public.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team earned All-Academic Team honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Thursday for its performance academically and athletically. The Beavers are one of 13 women’s programs in the Northern Sun intercollegiate Conference to be honored.
Former Bemidji State student-athletes Denis Lemieux (men’s hockey 1968-72), Len Rothlisberger (men’s swimming 1968-72), Rich Schwartz (football 1981-85), Karen (Morrissey) Stellrecht (women’s basketball 1993-97) and Andrea (Block) Zenner (softball 1998-2001) will be inducted into the Alumni B Club Athletic Hall of Fame Feb. 16. They will be joined by Alumni Coaching Achievement Award recipient Wynn Gmitroski (1982) and the BSU Coaches Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Muriel Gilman. In addition, Bemidji State’s 1992 women’s cross-country ski team will be enshrined into its Team Hall of Fame.
The 41st Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 15 at Bemidji Town and Country Club and it’s not too late to participate. Registration materials are now being accepted for the event to benefit the Bemidji State Athletic Scholarship Fund.
Two freshmen will join the incoming recruiting class for the Bemidji State University track and field program as head coach Kevin Kean announced the additions of Lexi Becker from Bigfork High School and Afrika Hamilton from Milwaukee Lutheran High School.
Bemidji State University landed 33 student-athletes on the 2018 Spring Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team. Bemidji State’s softball team led the spring contingent with 11 student-athletes recognized for academic accomplishment.
The Bemidji State University track and field team capped its 2018 outdoor season Saturday competing in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships. The Beavers placed 13th with a total score of 14.50, scoring in four different events highlighted by a school record in the 4x100-meter relay.
The 2018 NSIC Outdoor Track and Field Championship schedule has been adjusted due to potentially unfavorable weather in Winona, Minn. The Championship, which was originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, will be consolidated into one day, Saturday, and all of Friday's prelims have been cancelled and all of Saturday's events will be run as finals.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team will travel to Winona, Minn., Friday and Saturday to take part in the 2018 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Outdoor Championships. Events begin at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11 and 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12 at Paul Giel Field on the campus of Winona State University.