BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women's basketball team is set to host its final non-conference game Friday as it welcomes Mayville State University to BSU Gymnasium. Tip off is set for 6 p.m.
- The Beavers hold a 29-5 advantage in the all-time series against Mayville State.
- BSU currently has an eight-game win streak versus the Comets with its last loss coming Nov. 15, 2005. In the last meeting, Nov. 12, 2013, the Beavers won 84-80 over the Comets.
Bemidji State Fast Break
- Bemidji State (1-2, 0-0 NSIC) comes into the weekend off a 97-34 home opener victory over Northland College Tuesday night.
- Leading the scoring effort against the LumberJills was sophomore Hanna Zerr with a career-high 19 points. Zerr was 8-of-10 from the field and 3-of-5 from the line.
- In Zerr’s career-high performance she added four rebounds, two assists and three steals in 21 minutes of play.
- The Beavers have been strong off the bench with yet another game in which bench points have been big as Tatum Sheley and Sierra Senske scored in double digits, recording 12 and 11 points, respectively. Senske led the team with three blocks and eight rebounds, while Sheley marked four rebounds and three assists.
- The Beavers finished shooting 55.8 percent (43-77) from the field and 72.7 percent (8-11) from the line against Northland College. BSU recorded a season-high 58 rebounds, including 21 offensive for 27 second-chance points.
- Prior to Tuesday night, the Beavers opened their regular season play with two games at the Radisson Hotel Roseville Classic, where they took on Fort Hays State University and Pittsburg State University Nov. 14-15. BSU fell 71-65 to Fort Hays State and 75-56 to No. 24 Pittsburg State.
- Sheley led the Beavers against FHSU as she put up 16 of BSU’s 31 points off the bench. She was 6-of-11 from the field and 4-of-7 from three-point range. Sheley also marked four rebounds, one assist and one block.
- Emily Reichert posted career highs against FHSU and led the Beavers in rebounds (8) and assists (7).
- Sophomore Aimee Pelzer set a career-high and team-high 18 points against Pittsburg State, going 5-of-14 from the field and 2-of-9 from three-point range. Her perfect 6-of-6 from the line against the Gorillas was also a career high.
- Pelzer leads the Beavers scoring effort on the season with 45 points (15 PPG), shooting 48.6 percent (17-35) from the field, 23.5 percent (4-17) from three-point range and 87.5 percent (7-8) from the line.
- As a whole, the team is shooting 42.2 percent from the field, 27.6 from three range and 76.9 from the charity stripe. BSU is pulling down 46 rebounds per game as well as seven steals and 5.7 blocks per game.
Scouting Mayville State
- Mayville State come into Friday’s contest holding a 4-3 overall record and are coming off a loss Tuesday to Concordia-Moorhead College, 97-78.
- Leading the Comets is Liza Hoglo with 104 points (17.3 PPG) as she shoots 66.7 percent (28-42) from the line, 47.4 percent (36-76) from the field and 23.5 percent (4-17) from three range.
- Mayville State is shooting 185-of-422 (43.8%) from the field, while it is 45-of-156 (28.8%) from three-point range.
- The Comets are pulling down 39.8 rebounds, including 14.7 offensive rebounds, 16 steals and one block per game.