BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University's Heidi Matzke (Red Lake Falls, Minn.) and Zac Preble (Jr., Coleraine, Minn.) have been selected Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week for outstanding performances from February 9-15.
who had her best weekend since her return from injury, averaged 20.0
points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.0 steals per game while
shooting 50.0-percent (13-26) from the field, 45.5-percent (5-11) from
the three-point line and 75.0-percent (9-12) from the free-throw line
helping BSU go 1-1 on the weekend. Matzke chipped in 15 points in the
Beavers' 90-71 loss to Minnesota State University, Moorhead Friday. On
Saturday, Matzke netted her seventh 20-point game of the season with 25
points helping the Beavers snap a program-long, 19-game losing streak
and a 16 game conference losing skid with a 78-76 win over University
of Minnesota, Crookston. Over the weekend Matzke moved into eighth on
BSU all-time scoring list surpassing Amy Lawson (2004-08) with 1,248
career-points. She enters this weekend's road swing just three points
from seventh place on the program's all-time scoring list.
Preble successfully defended his Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference heptathlon title Sunday and Monday in Aberdeen, S.D. with a 5,012-point performance. Preble finished among the top three in five of the seven events garnering first place in the long jump and shot put. His total not only set a Barnett Center mark and bettered his own school record (4,960), it ranks him fifth on the 2009 NCAA Division II indoor performance list.
The Bemidji State women's
basketball team is back in action this weekend when it travels to
Winona, Minn. to take on Winona State University on Saturday, Feb. 21.
Game time is set for 6 p.m. from WSU’s McCown Gymnasium.