|November 15, 2014||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||PSU||BSUW|
|FG Percentage||.448 (26-58)||.288 (17-59)|
|3P FG Percentage||.250 (4-16)||.217 (5-23)|
|FT Percentage||.655 (19-29)||.773 (17-22)|
Gafford - 9
Sheley - 8
Pelzer - 3
Kuehndorf - 1
ST.PAUL, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women's basketball team took on No. 24 ranked Pittsburg State University Saturday afternoon to end the Radisson Hotel Roseville Classic in St. Paul, Minn. Pittsburg State gained the win by a final of 75-56.
Leading the way for the Beavers was Aimee Pelzer with 18 points going 5-of-14 from the field and 2-of-9 from three-point range. Pelzer added five rebounds, three assists, and four steals in 31 minutes of play. She marked a few career highs against Pittsburg State in points (18) and in free throws as she went a perfect 6-for-6 from the line.
Tatum Sheley was the only other BSU player to score in double digits with 10 points. Sheley shot 3-of-9 from the field, 2-of-6 from three range and 2-of-2 from the charity strip. Allison McKee and Sheley were tied to lead the team in rebounds both pulling down eight each.
The Beavers were outshot by the Gorillas but took advantage at the charity strip as they shot 77.3 percent (17-22) in the game compared to Pittsburg State’s 65.5 percent (19-29). Coming off the bench, BSU totaled 22 points with Sheley posting 10 of those bench points. BSU finished the night with a game high 41 rebounds and six steals over the Gorillas.
Cathy Brugman led the Gorillas to a win over BSU with 16 points, shooting 4-of-11 from the field and 8-of-10 from the free throw line. Brugman also led the team with five assists in her 33 minutes of play.
Lizzy Jeronimus and Kylie Gafford were the only others to score double digits with 15 and 13 points, respectively. Jeronimus and Gafford led the team in rebounds each recording nine.
The Gorillas ended the night shooting 26-of-58 from the field and 4-of-16 from three-point range.
The Beavers (0-2, 0-0 NSIC) will be back in action Tuesday, Nov. 18 as they host their home opener against Northland College. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. from BSU Gymnasium.
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).