Beavers split first day at Air-Supported Dome Invitational

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University of Mary0001030492
Win: Dullum (2-0) 4.041106
Loss: I. Saint Hil (0-1) 3.045344
Kossan (BSU) 413300
M. Sanchez (MARY) 403000
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Minnesota Crookston0001110361
Bemidji State1010000252
Win: Gombos (1-3) 7.052138
Loss: Damerow (0-2) 3.032111
Peterson (UMCSB) 322000
Jones (UMCSB) 312101
Kossan (BSU) 312100
Beavers split first day at Air-Supported Dome Invitational
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Beavers split first day at Air-Supported Dome Invitational

MINOT, N.D. – The Bemidji State University softball team split the first day at the Air-Supported Dome Invitational Saturday afternoon after the Beavers defeated University of Mary, 10-4, but fell to University of Minnesota Crookston, 3-2 in non-conference action. The Beavers are now 2-2 to start the season.

In the first game of the day, Bemidji State scored a season-high 10 runs and was led by senior Sami Dullum who went 2-for-3 at the plate with a home run, double and four RBI to tie a career-best. Senior Lisa Kossan followed with a career-high three RBI and went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double. Bemidji State totaled 11 hits in the game including four who recorded multi-hit games.

Senior Stephi Dullum improved to 2-0 on the season after she pitched 4.0 innings and allowed just one run off of four hits and earned six strikeouts. 

Bemidji State’s bats went quiet in game two of the afternoon and totaled just five hits in a 3-2 loss to Minnesota Crookston. Kossan paced the Beavers with her second multi-hit game after going 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI.

Redshirt freshman Kyla Damerow earned the loss in the circle after pitching 3.0 innings in relief and allowed the game-winning run in the sixth inning. Junior Kaidron McClafferty started the game and pitched 4.0 innings and allowed one run (unearned) off of three hits and had three strikeouts.

Bemidji State closes out play in the tournament tomorrow when it faces Northern State University and Minot State University at 10 a.m., and 1 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).