|February 14, 2020||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||BSU||UMARY|
|FG Percentage||.412 (21-51)||.478 (22-46)|
|3P FG Percentage||.435 (10-23)||.467 (7-15)|
|FT Percentage||.615 (8-13)||.875 (21-24)|
Askvig - 2
Kottsick - 2
Voit - 2
Rotunda - 2
Bray - 1
Rotunda - 1
BISMARCK, N.D. (McDowell Activity Center) -- The Bemidji State University women’s basketball team fell in its weekend opener at the University of Mary, 72-60, Friday night in Bismarck, N.D.
The Beavers held a 15-point lead early in the third quarter before falling to 7-16 overall and 4-15 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
BSU led through the entirety of the first half, taking a first-half-high 11-point, 22-11 lead with 2:43 remaining in the first quarter. Junior forward Gabby Dubois, after entering the game with no 3-pointers this season, hit three straight 3-pointers for the Beavers as the first nine points of an 11-4 run. Bemidji State went into halftime with a nine-point, 35-26 lead after holding UMary scoreless over the final 5:25 of the second quarter.
BSU took a game-high 15-point, 43-28 lead for BSU 1:27 into the second half off three 3-pointers from sophomores Trinity Myer and Claire Wolhowe. UMary bounced back in a big way with a 25-7 run over the remainder of the third quarter to take their first lead at the end of the period, 53-50. UMary outscored BSU in the fourth quarter, 19-10, to pull away for the victory. The Marauders’ last 12 points all came on free throws while the Beavers fell empty on 0-of-5 field-goal attempts. The Beavers shot just 25.0 percent (3-12) from the field, 14.3 percent (1-7) from beyond the arc and 50.0 percent (3-6) from the free-throw line and were outrebounded 10-3 during the fourth quarter.
Myer led BSU with 15 points and five assists while junior guard Brooklyn Bachmann led the team on the boards with eight rebounds. As a team, BSU shot 41.2 percent (21-51) from the field, 43.5 percent (10-23) from beyond the arc and 61.5 percent (8-13) from the free-throw line.
Bemidji State will play Minot State University at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday before heading back home for senior day Feb. 21-22.
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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).