The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced Wednesday that 42 Bemidji State University student-athletes were selected to the 2020 Fall NSIC All-Academic Team, including 22 named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence.
Former Bemidji State University football All-American Gunner Olszewski made the initial 53-man roster as a wide receiver with the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
Bemidji State University totaled 73 student-athletes who were named as 2019-20 Division II Athletics Directors Association (ADA) Academic Achievement Award recipients, as released by the DII ADA Thursday. All 13 of the Beavers’ Division II programs were represented among the award winners.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s Board of Directors has voted to cancel NSIC fall sport competition and championships, and has suspended all athletic competition through December 31, 2020.
The Bemidji State Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame induction class of 2021 includes five former student-athletes, a graduate who has gone on to achieve unparalleled success as a coach another who has made a tremendous impact on BSU since graduating, a former coach and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference champion men’s track and field team.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Board of Directors unanimously supported a delay to the start of NSIC fall athletic competition.
The Bemidji State University football program has announced it will host its annual War on the Shore fishing tournament on Saturday, July 18th along with its golf tournament on Friday, July 31st in Bemidji, Minn.
The Bemidji State University family mourns the passing of professor, assistant football coach, friend and mentor Dr. Ken Traxler, who passed away on Wednesday.
Bemidji State soccer captain Tia Neuharth and Michael Junker, of the BSU football team, were named 2019-20 Female and Male Athletes of the Year to culminate an afternoon of individual and team recognition by BSU Athletics for academic and athletic excellence. In addition, Zöe Christensen, also of the outdoor track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Elias Rosén were selected BSU’s 2019-20 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year, while Jared Henning was selected as the recipient of the inaugural Bemidji State University Community Impact Award.
Bemidji State University football defensive duo of defensive back Michael Junker and linebacker Lukas Ruoss were named as two of 1,432 student-athletes from 364 schools as part of the 2020 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. Junker and Ruoss join student-athletes from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers, as released by the NFF & College Hall of Fame.