December 06, 20141st2ndFinal
Minnesota Duluth484088
Bemidji State293867
Stats at a GlanceUMDBSUW
FG Percentage.458 (27-59) .482 (27-56)
3P FG Percentage.526 (10-19) .364 (8-22)
FT Percentage.800 (24-30) .556 (5-9)
Offensive Rebounds174
Defensive Rebounds2612
Total Rebounds4316
Bench Points2413
PointsMeyer - 25
Senske - 20
ReboundsMeyer - 19
Senske - 7
AssistsFlood - 3
Meyer - 3
Newman - 3
Cordes - 5
StealsNewman - 3
Zerr - 2
Cordes - 2
Pelzer - 2
BlocksSenske - 1
Beavers fall to Minnesota Duluth at home, 88-67
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Beavers fall to Minnesota Duluth at home, 88-67

BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) -- The Bemidji State women's basketball team drops a home game to University of Minnesota Duluth on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers kept the game close for most of the competition but fell by a final score of 88-67

Bemidji State, now 2-5, 0-3 NSIC head to the road for three games starting with Augustana College and Wayne State, Dec. 12-13, respectively. The Bulldogs move their record to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in NSIC action.

The Beavers shot 48.2 percent from the field, while UMD charted a 45.8 rating but it was Minnesota Duluth outshooting BSU at the arch shooting 52.6 percent. UMD pulled down 43 rebounds to the Beavers 16. Both teams had three players score in double-digits with the Bulldogs posting two 20-point scorers.

Beavers’ Highlights

  • Sierra Senske once again led BSU’s scoring as she posted a career-high 20 points and led the team with seven rebounds. Senske went 9-of-13 from the field and put down two free throws.
  • Totaling 14 points, shooting 6-of-14 from the field was Hanna Zerr, while teammate Aimee Pelzer marked 11. Both Zerr and Pelzer each dished out three assists and had two steals.
  • Starter Allison Cordes posted a season-high nine points in the loss against UMD. Cordes added five assists to lead the team.
  • BSU shot 55.6 percent (5-of-9) from the free throw line and in the first half shot 55.6 percent (5-9) from three range.

Bulldogs’ Highlights

  • Junior forward Taylor Meyer and senior guard Jessica Newman each had double-digit points by the half. Meyer hauled in 13 rebounds in the second half to finish with 25 and 19 for the game.
  • Newman was 8-of-16 for 23 points, while sophomore forward Kenzie Kane added 12 off the bench.
  • Senior guard Danielle Flood added 10 points to round out the double figures.
  • UMD shot 50.0 percent in the opening frame including 8-of-14 from three-point range.

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).