Beavers drop tight contest at Minnesota Crookston

October 18, 20161st2nd3rd4thFinal
Bemidji State272619231
Minnesota Crookston252825253
BSUTeam StatsUMC
.233Hitting Pct..213
58Kills63
20Errors26
163Total Attacks174
54Assists62
1Aces4
75Digs73
8.0Blocks7.0
BSULeadersUMC
Yost - 14
Tronick - 14
KillsGreen - 17
Haney - 46
AssistsTrost - 53
Tronick - 1
AcesHagen - 2
Tronick - 20
DigsSchueler - 26
Touchett - 5
BlocksGreen - 3
Beavers drop tight contest at Minnesota Crookston
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Beavers drop tight contest at Minnesota Crookston

CROOKSTON, Minn. – The Bemidji State University volleyball lost a tight battle on the road at University of Minnesota, Crookston, Tuesday night. The Beavers (7-14, 3-9 NSIC) fell to the Golden Eagles (9-11, 5-7 NSIC) 3-1 (27-25, 26-28, 19-25, 23-25) in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.

Jessica Yost and Amanda Tronick each recorded double-doubles during the match with each one leading the team with 14 kills. Tronick led the Beavers with 20 digs for her eighth double-double of the season while Yost followed with 18 for her 12th.

Freshman Julie Touchett had her best offensive game since returning from injury and had 11 kills during the match and led the Beavers’ defense with five blocks. Sophomores Jessica Reega and Heather Fletcher added eight and seven kills, respectively, and Reega led the Beavers with a .412 hitting percentage.

Freshman Emma Hallman helped the Beavers’ defense and totaled 17 digs and Shelby Haney coordinated the Beavers’ attack and tallied 46 assists.

Bemidji State returns to action this weekend and will be on the road to face No. 2 Southwest Minnesota State University, Friday followed by University of Sioux Falls, Saturday.

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