Bemidji State track and field thrower Zöe Carrasco and Derek Thompson, of the BSU men’s basketball team team, were named 2020-21 Female and Male Athletes of the Year as a part of the 2021 Beaver Nation Celebration held virtually Thursday. In addition, Maryse Mbenoun, also of the track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Lukas Sillinger were selected BSU’s 2020-21 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.
Bemidji State University senior Zach Driscoll has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Month after helping to lead the Beavers’ to a 6-3-0 mark in March and its first NCAA Regional final in 12 seasons.
Bemidji State men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore sat down with the media to look back at the 2021 NCAA Tournament, the 2020-21 BSU hockey team and the season.
Bemidji State men’s hockey seniors Brad Johnson and Ethan Somoza have decided that their journeys as BSU student-athletes are not over. While both are seniors and have exhausted the traditional four years of eligibility, due to a COVID-19 delayed start and condensed 2020-21 season, the NCAA has granted the opportunity to take an additional year of eligibility. They will each pursue an MBA degree while returning to the Beaver Hockey program for a fifth season.
Carson Gicewicz recorded a hat trick and Filip Lindberg turned aside all 18 of Bemidji State’s shots on goal as the University of Massachusetts defeated the Beavers, 3-0, in the NCAA Tournament East Regional Final and advance to the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, Pa. April 8 and 10.
Ethan Somoza scored twice and Brendan Harris recorded a goal and two assists to lead the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to its first NCAA Tournament victory since March 29, 2009. The fourth-seeded Beavers defeated top seeded University of Wisconsin, 6-3, in the East Regional Semifinal Friday afternoon to advance to the regional championship game for just the second time in program history.
The Bemidji State men's hockey team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 11 years and is set to open the single-elimination regional weekend matched up with University of Wisconsin (20-9-3) at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. at noon Friday.
Tom Serratore, Arron Miller, Ethan Somoza and Brendan Harris talk about the Beavers' NCAA automatic bid, the 2020-21 season and their East Regional Semifinal opponent, Wisconsin, prior to making the trip to Bridgeport, Conn.
Bemidji State finds itself back among the top 15 NCAA Division I men’s hockey teams in week’s USA Today/USA Hockey national poll. The Beavers checked in at No. 15 this week, down three spots from a week ago, marking its third appearance in the poll this season.
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program has earned a spot in the East Regional of the 2021 NCAA Ice Hockey Championships and will play Wisconsin in the regional semifinal. The announcement came this evening in a live NCAA Tournament selection show aired on ESPNU. The East Regional will be held at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. March 26-27.