Beavers earn two victories on first day at Husky Invite

February 14, 20201234567RHE
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Northwestern College1003000480
Win: McClafferty (1-0) 7.084204
Loss: Isom (1-1) 0.121100
Christiansen (BSU) 343513
Derrick (BSU) 413100
Giordano (NWC) 312000
Kramer (NWC) 312200
February 14, 202012345678RHE
Minnesota Crookston00212000571
Bemidji State001021116112
Win: McClafferty (1-0) 2.000023
Loss: Frisk (1-0) 4.074213
Peterson (UMC) 412010
Stillman (UMC) 422201
Christiansen (BSU) 413100
Beavers earn two victories on first day at Husky Invite
Friday, February 14, 2020
Beavers earn two victories on first day at Husky Invite

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The Bemidji State University softball team improved to 3-2 on the season after defeating Northwestern College and University of Minnesota Crookston Friday on the first day of the Husky Invite in St. Cloud, Minn.

The Beavers (3-2, 0-0- NSIC) defeated the Red Raiders (2-2) 9-4 in game one of the day after sophomore Elaina Christiansen blasted a career-high three home runs and drove in five runs. Bemidji State then used a RBI single from junior Sami Dullum in the eighth inning to earn a walk-off victory over the Golden Eagles (2-2) in game two.

Christiansen once again led the Beavers at the plate by hitting three doubles and driving in one run to finish the day 6-for-7 at the plate with three home runs, three doubles, six RBI and five runs scored. In the circle, sophomore Kaidron McClafferty earned both wins for the Beavers a pitching a complete game in game one and two innings in game two. She earned seven strikeouts in the circle and held teams to just two earned runs.

Bemidji State wraps-up play at the Husky Invite tomorrow night when it plays William Jewell College and Viterbo University at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.

Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).