December 19, 20141st2ndFinal
Bemidji State343064
Minnesota Crookston373673
Stats at a GlanceBSUMUMC
FG Percentage.440 (22-50) .455 (25-55)
3P FG Percentage.444 (8-18) .263 (5-19)
FT Percentage.600 (12-20) .857 (18-21)
Offensive Rebounds59
Defensive Rebounds2228
Total Rebounds2737
Bench Points1823
PointsRisseeuw - 20
Redd - 15
ReboundsWhite - 7
Warmack - 7
AssistsLutes - 4
West - 2
StealsAnderson - 3
Larson - 4
BlocksRisseeuw - 2
Beavers get first NSIC win against Minnesota Crookston, 71-69
Friday, December 19, 2014
Beavers get first NSIC win against Minnesota Crookston, 71-69

CROOKSTON, Minn. -- The Bemidji State women's basketball team ended its 2014 portion of the season Friday evening as it took on HWY 2 rival University of Minnesota Crookston. Beavers won the second half back and forth battle to head into break with a 71-69 victory over the Golden Eagles.

Bemidji State, now 3-7, 1-5 NSIC now head to the holiday break before coming back to host Minot State University and University of Mary, Jan. 2-3. The Golden Eagles move their record to 3-7 overall and 2-4 in NSIC play.

Beavers’ Highlights

  • Tying a career-high 20 points to lead the Beavers to victory was Sierra Senske as she shot 6-of-13 from the field and added eight free throws. Senske also charted six rebounds, two assists, and one block on the night.
  • Aimee Pelzer also ties a career-high 18 points for second on the squad and led BSU’s rebounding tying yet another career-high nine boards.
  • Rounding out double-digit scoring for the Beavers was Tatum Sheley with 12 points.
  • The win marks the first for the Beavers in NSIC action this season and snaps a five-game slide.
  • BSU capitalized on second-chance points as it charted 15 compared to UMC’s six.
  • The Beavers finished the night recording a 42.4 percent rating from the field and shot 40 percent from the arch. 

Golden Eagles’ Highlights

  • The Golden Eagles posted four players in double figures with Katrina Moenkedick and Alexa Thielman pacing the team with 13 points apiece. Moenkedick shot 4-of-6 from the field and added five free throws, while Thielman was 4-of-18 from the field and 2-of-11 from three-range.
  • Moenkedick also led the squad pulling down nine rebounds and dishing out four assists, while Thielman earned four rebounds and four steals.
  • Ebony Livingston and Ashley Martell recorded 12 points and 11 points, respectively.
  • UMC ended the night shooting 35.5 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from the three-point line.
  • The Golden Eagles shot the best on the night from the charity stripe going 16-of-21 for a 76.2 rating.

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).