The Bemidji State men’s and women’s ice hockey teams have again met the Academic Progress Rate (APR) standards set forth by the NCAA. These scores provide performance benchmarks for all NCAA Division I programs under the Association’s standards for academic progress and performance beginning with data from the 2015-16 and extending through the 2018-19 academic year.
Bemidji State senior Ethan Somoza will serve as captain of the 2020-21 BSU men’s ice hockey team. Somoza continues a tradition of Beaver captains dating back to the 1947-48 season and the program’s first captain Ed Johnson, while he is thought to be the first Californian to wear the “C” for the Beavers.
Eighteen regular-season home games, including non-conference contests with the University of North Dakota, St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Duluth, highlight Bemidji State’s 38-game 2020-21 men’s ice hockey schedule.
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.
The Bemidji State men’s hockey team has announced the addition of Eric Martin (F, Calgary, Alberta) to its 2019-20 signing class. Martin joins the Beavers after playing the last two seasons with the Drumheller Dragons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
The Bemidji State men’s hockey team finished the 2019-20 season ranked No. 11 in the final USA Today/USA Hockey Poll of 2019-20 to complete a five-poll run among the top 15 teams in the country.
Bemidji State Men’s Hockey Head Coach Tom Serratore has been named among the nine finalists for the 2019-20 Spencer Penrose Award, given annually to the CCM/American Hockey Coaches Association Division I Men’s Hockey Coach of the Year.
Bemidji State University junior Zach Driscoll is one of 10 collegiate goaltenders that has been placed on the 2019-20 Mike Richter Award semifinal list by Let’s Play Hockey.
The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team finished the 2019-20 season at No. 11 in the USCHO.com Poll to complete a five-week run among the top 15 teams in the country. This week the 22-10-5 Beavers were one of four Western Collegiate Hockey Association member teams to appear in the final national poll.
Bemidji State University Men’s Hockey Head Coach Tom Serratore has been announced as the 2019-20 Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year as a part of the league’s release of its individual award winners.