BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University football team opens the lid on the 2013 season Thursday, Sept. 5 when it travels to Winona State University to battle the Warriors in a 6 p.m. Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest.
0-0; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 North
Head Coach: Jeff Tesch
At BSU: 113-71 (18th)
Career: 113-71 (18th)
VS WSU: 2-10
(RV) Winona State
0-0; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 South
Head Coach: Tom Sawyer
At WSU: 141-53 (18th)
Career: 141-55 (18th)
VS BSU: 10-2
Local Radio: 92.1 FM The River • PBP: Brian Schultz • Sidelines: Kelly Schultz
Web Audio: http://www.wmisfm.com/
Local Television: None • PBP: N/A • Color: N/A
Web Video: http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/bsu.portal#
Live Stats: http://www.sidearmstats.com/winona/football/
Series History: WSU, 29-43-1 • At WSU: WSU, 11-26 • Last Five: WSU, 3-2
Last Time: BSU, 24-19 • Sept. 12, 2009 • Bemidji, Minn.
• The Beavers were tabbed to finish sixth overall and fourth in the NSIC North in the NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
• Seniors Avery Walker (RB, Milwaukee, Wis.) and Matthew Shaver (NT, St. Cloud, Minn.) were named BSU’s Players to Watch.
• Sophomore linebacker Connor Quinn is the only returning player to be named all-conference a season ago. He was named All-NSIC Second Team.
• In addition to finishing No. 15 nationally in total defense, the Beaver Gang Green defense closed 2012 No. 15 in rushing defense and No. 18 in scoring defense.