Beavers fall on the road at No. 17 Augustana

September 29, 20171st2nd3rdFinal
Bemidji State2211160
.104Hitting Pct..261
96Total Attacks111
Leach - 6
KillsPlace - 11
Leach - 11
AssistsBanker - 42
Cronin - 2
AcesWilson - 5
Cronin - 12
DigsBanks - 15
Touchett - 3
BlocksPlace - 2
Waite - 2
Koch - 2
Beavers fall on the road at No. 17 Augustana
Friday, September 29, 2017
Beavers fall on the road at No. 17 Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Bemidji State University women’s volleyball team fell to No. 17 Augustana University (S.D.) Friday night, 3-0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-16), in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.

With the loss the Beavers fall to 3-11 on the season and remain winless in conference play with an 0-6 record. The 17th-ranked Vikings improve to 11-5 and 2-4 in NSIC play.

Bemidji State struggled on the attack during the match and was out-hit 44 kills to 23 and were led by junior Sami Leach who tallied six kills. BSU hit .104 as a team in the match while the Vikings hit .261en route to the three-set sweep.

Junior Maddie Filipiak added five kills of her own while freshman Anna Averkamp tallied four. Sophomore Julie Touchett tallied three kills and led the team with three blocks. Freshman Becka Cronin led the Beavers’ defense with 12 digs while sophomore Emma Hallmann and Leach each tallied eight.

The Beavers will look to rebound tomorrow afternoon when they travel to Wayne, Neb., to face No. 22 Wayne State College (Neb.). The Beavers and Wildcats are scheduled to face-off at 1 p.m.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU 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).