BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State women's hockey team heads out for its first Western Collegiate Hockey Association road series as it takes on The Ohio State University this weekend. Game times are set for 7:07 p.m. Friday and 4:07 p.m. Saturday.
Recapping last weekend
-The Bemidji State women’s hockey team completed a series against No. 4 North Dakota Nov. 1-2. The Beavers lost both contests by scores of 6-2 and 5-1.
-In Friday’s game against UND, the Beavers allowed six goals, which is the most they have allowed all season.
About the Beavers
-The sophomore class has led the Beavers’ offense this year. The sophomores have scored 23 of the 48 points scored by BSU.
-One of those sophomores, forward Hanna Moher (Milton, Ontario) has been leading goal scorer for the Beavers this season with four and points with six.
-The Beavers have also had good production out of their five freshmen and two transfers to the program. The new players have contributed 10 points thus far.
-Bemidji State ranks fourth in the WCHA in penalty killing with a percentage of 83.8% in 37 attempts.
-The Beavers have struggled allowing goals during the first and second periods this season. BSU has allowed 10 first period goals and 14 in the second—the most allowed by any WCHA school in either period.
Previewing this weekend
-BSU hits the road again this weekend as it travels to The Ohio State University. The Beavers have only played one road series this season and that was against Lindenwood University. BSU went 1-0-1 in the series.
-The Buckeyes are 30-18-10 all-time against the Beavers including a 3-1 mark last season.
-The lone victory BSU had over the Buckeyes last seasons was the last conference victory for the Beavers. (Feb. 2, 2012)
-Bemidji State’s last win at Ohio State came Jan. 23, 2010 by a score of 1-0.
-Tess Dusik (F, Sr., Oak Bluff, Manitoba) has experienced more success than any other current BSU player. She has five career points in 10 games versus the Buckeyes.
For more information on the Bemidji State athletic programs, tickets or schedules, visit BSUBeavers.com, follow the Beavers on Twitter (@BSUBeavers), like them on Facebook (facebook.com/BSUBeavers) or sign up for the TXTUpdates from BSUBeavers.com text-messaging system through the "Multimedia" pull down menu on the main page of BSUBeavers.com.
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).