February 20, 20151st2ndFinal
MSU Moorhead382967
Bemidji State223052
Stats at a GlanceMSUM-WBSUW
FG Percentage.338 (22-65) .345 (19-55)
3P FG Percentage.385 (10-26) .200 (4-20)
FT Percentage.765 (13-17) .667 (10-15)
Offensive Rebounds237
Defensive Rebounds3121
Total Rebounds5428
Bench Points58
PointsStrese - 20
Senske - 16
ReboundsStrese - 16
McKee - 5
AssistsVanWyhe - 8
Zerr - 2
Kuehndorf - 2
StealsBanasik - 4
Zerr - 4
BlocksSannes - 1
Larson - 2
MSU Moorhead takes early lead to defeat the Beavers, 67-52
Friday, February 20, 2015
MSU Moorhead takes early lead to defeat the Beavers, 67-52

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State women's basketball team hosted Minnesota State University Moorhead at BSU Gymnasium Friday night to start its final home stand. With a scoring drought in the beginning of the first half the Beavers fell 67-52.

The Beavers, now 6-20 overall, 3-18 in the NSIC, will be back in action Feb. 21 as they end the regular season hosting Northern State University. Tip off set for 4 p.m. from BSU Gymnasium. MSU Moorhead improves to 15-10 overall and 14-7 in conference action.

Bemidji State Highlights

  • Sierra Senske paved the way for the Beavers as she scored 16 points, including going 8-for-9 from the foul line. Senske tallied four rebounds and one block in the game.
  • Hanna Zerr contributed 14 points and four steals, while Tatum Sheley recorded 10 points.
  • BSU had a good second half from the floor, shooting 42 percent compared to the Dragons 33 percent.
  • The Beavers earned 22 points off turnovers and ended the night shooting 67 percent from the charity stripe.

MSU Moorhead Highlights

  • Junior Heather Strese recorded a double-double to help lead the Dragons to victory. Strese put up 20 points and 16 rebounds for her double-double and added two assists and two steals.
  • Also scoring double figures for MSU Moorhead was Savanna Handevidt (15), Morgan Banasik (12) and Meghan Roehrich (10).
  • MSUM shot 33.8 percent (22-of-65) for the game and was 38.5 percent (10-of-26) from beyond the arc.
  • The Dragons owned a 54 to 28 edge over the Beavers in rebounding but posted 21 turnovers to BSU’s 15.

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).