|December 08, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||MSUM-W||BSUW|
|FG Percentage||.394 (26-66)||.340 (17-50)|
|3P FG Percentage||.583 (7-12)||.267 (8-30)|
|FT Percentage||.813 (13-16)||.714 (5-7)|
TEAM - 9
Myer - 4
Myer - 2
Green - 2
Myer - 1
Brown - 1
Wolhowe - 1
BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) -- Freshman guard Shea Oman reached double figure scoring for the first time in her career with the Bemidji State University women’s basketball program as the team fell to Minnesota State University Moorhead, 72-47. Oman scored eight points in the first half while sophomore guard Brooklyn Bachmann followed with 10 points.
The Beavers faced a tough start as the Dragons sank their first four field goals and held BSU to 0-for-2 from the floor with two turnovers. The opening three-minute surge allowed MSUM to take a 10-0 lead, while freshman guard Shea Oman hit a 3-pointer to begin scoring for BSU. She finished the quarter with eight of BSU’s 11 points, while the team trailed by seven points heading into the second.
Junior guard Erica Gartner sank her first 3-pointer to open the second quarter followed by a layup from sophomore center Taylor Bray. The back-to-back scores cut MSU Moorhead’s lead to two, 18-16. The Beavers hit a cold spell after that point to face a 33-21 deficit at halftime.
Sophomore guard Brooklyn Bachmann helped BSU chip at MSUM’s lead late in the third quarter as BSU cut a 16-point deficit to seven, 47-40. She scored five points of a 9-0 run for the Beavers and added the final basket of the third quarter. The Dragons scored the first 16 points of the final quarter to pull away for the win.
Bemidji State shot 34.0 percent from the field, 26.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. MSU Moorhead beat out Bemidji State on the boards, 49-28, including 20 offensive rebounds that led to 13 second-chance points.
Bemidji State returns to action Dec. 15-16 at Wayne State College and Augustana University.
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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).