|October 31, 2019||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University volleyball team earned a 3-1 victory (22-25, 25-13, 25-21, 25-17) over University of Minnesota, Crookston Wednesday night in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action. The Beavers (7-15, 4-10 NSIC) rallied back from losing the first set to winning three-straight to earn their seventh victory of the season, most since 2016.
Senior Julie Touchett, sophomore Haley Stolt and junior Becky Schroeder led the Beavers by each recording double-digits in kills. Touchett led the team with 13 while Stolt and Schroeder followed with 12 and 11, respectively. Touchett also paced the team by hitting .458 while the Beavers hit .240 as a team.
Redshirt freshman Maddie Mackinac coordinated the Beavers’ attack and earned 42 assists.
The Beavers totaled 52 kills in the match compared to just 32 for the Golden Eagles while the Beavers’ defense held UMC to a .078 hitting efficiency.
Senior Emma Hallmann led the Beavers’ defense with 18 digs and needs just 20 more to move into second on BSU’s career digs list. Schroeder also contributed 10 digs on defense to earn her third double-double of the season.
Bemidji State returns home to host No. 11 St. Cloud State University Saturday afternoon at 3 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).