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.
A quartet of Bemidji State University football student-athletes were selected to the 2019 Don Hansen All-America Team, released Monday. Senior Michael Junker was named to the All-America second team to set a new program benchmark, sophomore running back Jalen Frye was selected to the All-America third team and senior offensive linemen Nick Niemi and Joe Woods were named to the honorable mention team.
For the fourth consecutive season, the Bemidji State University football program earned multiple selections to the Don Hansen All-Super Region Four Team as the 2019 list was released Tuesday. Seniors Michael Junker and Nick Niemi earned 2019 Don Hansen All-Super Region Four First Team selections while senior offensive lineman Joe Woods and sophomore running back Jalen Frye were selected to the second team.
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Commissioner Erin Lind has announced that six Bemidji State University student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the 11th annual NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award.
Senior quarterback Jared Henning was again recognized for his work on the field and in the community after being selected as a semifinalist for the 2020 Wooden Citizenship Cup. He is one of 27 semifinalists chosen from every division and conference in college sports.
Senior defensive back Michael Junker tied the Bemidji State University football program all-time record with his fourth career All-American honor after being selected to the 2019 D2Football.com All-America Team. Junker was named All-America Second Team Defense, his fourth All-America selection during his senior season.
Senior defensive back Michael Junker ranks second all-time among the Bemidji State University football program with his third All-America honor after being selected to the Associated Press Division II All-America Second Team Defense.
Four members of the Bemidji State University football team will be heading across the country to take part in senior bowls. Senior defensive back Davelle Fox, offensive lineman Nick Niemi, linebacker Lukas Ruoss and defensive lineman Seth Zins will play in games between the months of December and January.
Bemidji State University football senior Michael Junker brought home his second national honor after being selected to the 2019 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-America Second Team Defense.
Bemidji State University football senior defensive back Michael Junker represents more than 5,000 defensive players from almost 500 NCAA Division II, Division III and NAIA colleges and universities as a nominee for the seventh annual Cliff Harris Award, announced Friday by the Little Rock Touchdown Club and Wright Lindsey Jennings.
Bemidji State University football senior Michael Junker earned his third postseason award with a selection to the 2019 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 4 First Team Defense on Friday. He will move into a vote for a potential second All-American honor, as the D2CCA All-American Team will be announced Dec. 19.
Bemidji State University football senior Michael Junker became the second Beaver defensive back in two seasons to earn a spot on the American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ All-America First Team as the AFCA released the first and second teams Tuesday. Junker joins former Beaver Gunner Olszewski as AFCA All-Americans and is one of four Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference student-athletes named to the AFCA All-America First Team.
Bemidji State University landed 31 student-athletes on the 2019 Fall Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic Team, with 16 earning the NSIC's new All-Academic Team of Excellence distinction.
The Bemidji State University football team continued its formidable presence in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference as 15 student-athletes were selected to the 2019 All-NSIC Team, which was released Wednesday. It is the fifth straight season BSU has totaled at least 14 members on the all-conference team, including at least six first-team members.
After a near-record breaking performance, redshirt sophomore Jalen Frye has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Co-Offensive Player of the week.
Sophomore running back Jalen Frye helped Bemidji State University explode to a 66-30 win Saturday afternoon in the Beaver Bash against Minot State University. Frye ran for 316 yards, three shy of tying the program single-game record, while the "Gang Green" defense allowed just three points in the second half at Minot, N.D.
Sophomore defensive back Gunnar Feldhege represents the Bemidji State University football team on the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Football Team for Super Region 4, which was released Thursday. Feldhege earned a spot on the academic first team while holding a 3.85 grade point average and moves on to consideration for the CoSIDA Academic Division II All-America Team.
Bemidji State University football closes out the 2019 regular season Saturday, Nov. 16 with a 1 p.m. kickoff at Minot State University in Minot, N.D. The Beaver Bash moves into its 21st year with annual meetings between the two programs dating back to 1999.
A combined effort of an offensive rushing attack and a stout second-half defense helped secure a 28-24 win by Bemidji State University football over Minnesota State University Moorhead to regain possession of the Battle Axe traveling trophy. Sophomore running back Jalen Frye ran for over 200 yards while sophomore linebacker Yaquub Mohamed led the BSU defense with 10 tackles.
The Bemidji State University football team travels to Moorhead, Minn., Saturday, Nov. 9 to take part in the 72nd installment of the Battle Axe rivalry game against Minnesota State University Moorhead. The Beavers and Dragons will battle for the second-longest traveling trophy in NCAA Division II.
The Bemidji State University football team exploded on offense to send the seniors off with a 38-14 win over St. Cloud State University Saturday afternoon at Chet Anderson Stadium. Junior quarterback Emmett Enright threw for a career-high 435 yards with three touchdowns while sophomore receiver Brendan Beaulieu caught a career-high 11 receptions for 177 yards and one touchdown to move the Beavers to 6-3 overall.
The Bemidji State University football program closes out its home schedule Saturday, Nov. 2 with a 1 p.m. kickoff against St. Cloud State University at Chet Anderson Stadium. The Beavers will recognize its 2019 class of seniors who have combined for 29 wins since the start of the 2016 season.
Sophomore running back Jalen Frye ran for his second straight 150-yard game despite a 24-23 loss in overtime by the Bemidji State University football program at Concordia University-St. Paul. Frye ran 46 times on the day while the Beavers failed on a two-point conversion after a fourth-down touchdown pass in the first overtime period.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference interdivisional schedule concludes Saturday, Oct. 26 as the Bemidji State University football program travels to face Concordia University-St. Paul at Sea Foam Stadium. The Beavers and Golden Bears meet in the relatively young series at 12 p.m. in St. Paul, Minn.
Despite career days from sophomore running back Jalen Frye and senior defensive back Michael Junker, the Bemidji State University football team fell in a turnover-heavy game to Winona State University Saturday afternoon, 27-14. Frye ran for a career-high 179 yards and two touchdowns while Junker tied his single-game-best with two interceptions as the Beavers fall to 5-2 overall on the season.
The Bemidji State University football team returns home to host Winona State University Saturday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. after coming off yet another late-game comeback. The Beavers (5-1 overall) look to extend their win streak to three games as they and the Warriors (4-2 overall) meet for the 77th time in the series history at Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji, Minn.
In a familiar situation, the connection of sophomore quarterback Emmett Enright and junior wide receiver Malik Williams gave the Bemidji State University football program its second straight final minute win, this week scoring 25 fourth-quarter points in a 25-24 victory over Southwest Minnesota State University.
Coming off one of the most memorable Homecoming games in program history, the Bemidji State University football program will take its momentum into the second game of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division schedule Saturday, Oct. 12 at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Beavers and Mustangs kickoff from Mattke Field at 3 p.m. in Marshall, Minn.
Down seven points with 74 seconds to play, third-string quarterback Emmett Enright directed the Bemidji State University football team 95 yards and made good on a two-point conversion attempt to earn a 21-20 victory in the Beavers' 2019 Homecoming game.
It’s Homecoming week at Bemidji State University as the football program hosts Augustana University with sights set on a 10th straight jump into Lake Bemidji. The Beavers and Vikings kickoff the fifth game of the season and the first of four Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference interdivisional contests at 2 p.m. from Chet Anderson Stadium.
Sophomore running back Jalen Frye recorded his second straight 100-yard rushing game for the Bemidji State University football program Saturday afternoon despite a 42-7 loss to No. 13 University of Minnesota Duluth. Frye carried the call 28 times for 117 yards with BSU's lone touchdown but five turnovers led to the team's first loss of the season.
Bemidji State University and No. 13 University of Minnesota Duluth meet for the 59th time in the series history Saturday, Sept. 28 during the 23rd annual Shrine Game. The Beavers kickoff at 4 p.m. from Chet Anderson Stadium, searching for their first win against the Bulldogs since Oct. 23, 1999 in Bemidji, Minn. Saturday’s game will be broadcast regionally on Midco Sports Network.
Sophomore running back Jalen Frye and senior quarterback Jared Henning each rushed for over 100 yards to help the Bemidji State University football program to a 27-10 win at University of Minnesota Crookston Saturday afternoon. Frye finished with 108 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns while senior quarterback Jared Henning ran for 135 yards and one touchdown and threw one passing score.
Bemidji State University football continues its hot start to 2019 with a road trip to face University of Minnesota Crookston at 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 in Crookston, Minn. The Beavers and Golden Eagles play in the 16th annual Hubcap Trophy, led all-time by BSU, 14-1.
In rainy conditions at Chet Anderson Stadium Thursday night, the Bemidji State University football program shined in all phases of the game to cruise to a 52-7 win during its home opener against University of Mary. Senior quarterback Jared Henning threw for a career-high four touchdowns while the “Gang Green” defense forced three turnovers and four sacks.
Bemidji State University football opens its 2019 home schedule at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division matchup against University of Mary. The Beavers aim to start the season 2-0 for the second straight season during Midco Sports’ Thursday Night Football spotlight.
Both sides of the ball excelled for the Bemidji State University football program Thursday night as the team took a 33-7 win to open the 2019 season. Freshman quarterback Brandon Alt led the offense with four passing touchdowns while the “Gang Green” defense forced four turnovers to flirt with a shutout in Aberdeen, S.D.
Bemidji State University opens the 94th season of Beaver Football Thursday, Sept. 5 with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division matchup at Northern State University. The Beavers and Wolves kickoff the 2019 season at 6 p.m. from Swisher Field in Aberdeen, S.D.
The feel-good story of former Bemidji State University football All-American Gunner Olszewski continued Saturdy afternoon as a trade created an open roster spot on cut-down day for the New England Patriots. After initial reports of being cut, Olszewski landed a spot on the 53-man roster after playing downs on offense, defense and special teams.
For the fourth consecutive season, the Bemidji State University football program is represented with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Preseason Player of the Year as the 2019 Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released. Junior linebacker Gabe Ames was voted the 2019 NSIC North Division Defensive Preseason Player of the Year, the third straight season a Beaver was selected to the honor, while the team was voted to finish fifth overall and second in the NSIC North Division.
Over 140 friends, fans and alumni of Bemidji State Athletics gathered at the Bemidji Town & Country Club June 21 for the 42nd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament. The annual event raised $30,000 for the Beavers.
The 42nd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 21 at Bemidji Town and Country Club and it’s not too late to participate. Registration materials for men and women are now being accepted until July 11th for the event to benefit the Bemidji State University Athletic Scholarship Fund.
The NSIC announced an expanded broadcast partnership with Midco Sports Network® for the 2019-20 academic year. MidcoSN will air 51 live NSIC events, which includes Bemidji State football games versus the University of Mary, Sept. 12, and the University of Minnesota Duluth, Sept. 28, as well as potential women’s or men’s basketball or volleyball postseason contests.
The Canadian Football League’s Ottawa Redblacks announced that they have signed former Bemidji State University football player John Voegler for the upcoming season.
The National Football League’s New England Patriots have announced that they have signed former Bemidji State University football player Gunner Olszewski as a rookie free agent.
Bemidji State University football’s spring practice season culminates at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 with the annual Green and White game at Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji, Minn. The Beavers will go head-to-head in a scrimmage and individual drills before the final day of practice April 22.
As the Bemidji State University football team prepares for their annual spring game Saturday, 26 players have spent the spring testing revolutionary high-tech equipment that can have a life-altering influence on the game of football going forward.
Senior Bemidji State University football defensive back Andrew Walock was recognized as one of 1,661 student-athletes from across the country as part of the 2019 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. Walock joins 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.
The Bemidji State University football program will add three assistant coaches to the staff for the 2019 season, as announced by head coach Brent Bolte. Darius Carey, Alex Gray, and Sheldon Tucker, Jr., join the Beavers with focus on the defensive line, outside linebackers, and cornerbacks, respectively.
Bemidji State University head football coach Brent Bolte released the program 2019 schedule Wednesday which features five home games and two Thursday night primetime kick-offs. The Beavers open the season Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, with a road game against Northern State University.
The march towards the 2019 season begins with spring practice for the Bemidji State University football program, as head coach Brent Bolte released the initial spring practice schedule. The Beavers have designated March 20 as its first official day of spring practice with the annual Green and White Spring Game schedule at 2 p.m. April 20 at Chet Anderson Stadium.
Seven transfers have joined the Bemidji State University football program beginning with the spring semester, head coach Brent Bolte announced.
Over 200 alumni, faculty, staff and friends attended the 2019 Bemidji State University B Club Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Brunch Feb. 16. The ceremony recognized alumni, former coaches, administrators and others who have excelled at their sports and brought acclaim to the university through their accomplishments and championships.
A crowd of nearly 200 student-athletes, staff and friends gathered Feb. 15 in Bemidji State University’s John S. Glas Fieldhouse to formally dedicate the newly refurbished Frederick P. Baker Training Center.
Bemidji State University football head coach Brent Bolte announced the members of BSU’s 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday. The group of 35 student-athletes includes 17 offensive, 16 defensive, one special teams, and one athlete positions.
The Bemidji State University football program will announce the 2019 National Signing Day class with a press conference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 6. Beavers head coach Brent Bolte will speak at the live press conference in room 230 of the Physical Education Complex on the BSU Campus.