October 24, 20141st2nd3rd4thFinal
Bemidji State182325161
Minot State252516253
BSUTeam StatsMINOT
.177Hitting Pct..188
42Kills49
19Errors23
130Total Attacks138
42Assists45
4Aces8
57Digs61
13.0Blocks5.0
BSULeadersMINOT
Craig - 16
KillsDixon - 14
Volkmann - 37
AssistsByrne - 43
Yost - 2
AcesDabovich - 3
Sall - 3
DeJong - 15
DigsPelo - 16
Craig - 8
BlocksDauwalder - 4
Minot State wins the battle of the Beavers, 3-1
Friday, October 24, 2014
Minot State wins the battle of the Beavers, 3-1
Photo courtesy of Minot State

MINOT, N.D. (MSU Dome) — The Bemidji State University volleyball team fell in four sets Friday evening to Minot State University by scores of 25-18, 25-23, 16-25, 25-16 at the MSU Dome. The loss drops BSU to 4-18 overall and 2-12 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) play, while Minot State improves to 7-16 overall and 4-10 conference play.

Rachel Craig led Bemidji State with 16 kills and eight blocks, while Jessica Yost also provided some offensive punch with 14 kills.

Notes on Bemidji State:

  • Craig tied a career-high with eight blocks.
  • Three BSU players registered double-digits in digs: Kayla DeJong (15), Courtney Fox (13), Caitlin Volkmann (10)
  • Minot State has won the last three matches against its fellow Beavers.
  • Courtney Volkmann notched 37 assists in the match. In doing so, Volkmann surpassed former Beaver Amy Soehnen for sixth place on BSU’s all-time assist list.

Notes on Minot State:

  • Minot State outhit Bemidji State three of the four sets in the match. The only set BSU outhit MISU was the third (.379-.030).
  • Emily Byrne set up 43 of MISU’s 49 kills in the match.
  • Three Minot State hitters registered double-digit kill totals. Jen dixon led the way with 14 kills.
  • With the win, Minot State ties a season-high with a two-match winning streak.

Next up: Bemidji State returns to action Saturday evening with a match against University of Mary. First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. from Bismarck, N.D.  

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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).

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