Bemidji State University soccer Head Coach Jim Stone announced Wednesday that defender Jordan Schaden will join the program as its ninth signee for the 2022 season.
Bemidji State University soccer added its eighth signee for the 2022 season in defender/midfielder Isabella Vannavong, Beaver Soccer Head Coach Jim Stone announced Monday.
Bemidji State seniors Megan Dahl and Sara Wendt earned a spot on the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Scholar All-America Team for their efforts on the pitch and in the classroom. Dahl pulled in first-team recognition, while Wendt was selected to the third team. In addition, senior Allyson Smith was recognized as a member of the Scholar All-North/Central Region Team.
The United Soccer Coaches organization has slotted Bemidji State at No. 9 in the final poll of the 2021 season. The top-10 position caps a nine-poll run among the nation’s top 25 NCAA Division II—a single-season program record. The No. 9 billing in the Dec. 14 Poll accentuates a season during which the Beavers won the NSIC regular-season title, earned their third appearance in the NCAA Tournament, advanced to the round of 16, and featured eight ALL-NSIC selections, seven all-region picks, and First-Team All-American Megan Dahl.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Sports Standings have been complied following the fall season as Bemidji State currently ranks eighth. The NSIC will recognize an overall champion along with a men's and a women's champion.
Bemidji State senior Megan Dahl has been recognized as a 2021 soccer all-American by the United Soccer Coaches. She was among 11 NCAA Division II women selected to the First Team after leading the BSU soccer team to a program-best 19-2-3 overall record, a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference regular-season title, and a trip deep into the NCAA Tournament.
The Bemidji State soccer team had four selected for United Soccer Coaches All-Central Region honors. Megan Dahl, a senior defender, headlines the group as a first-team selection, while senior forward Sara Wendt earned second-team accolades, and senior Ally Smith and junior Halle Peterson were placed on the third team.
On a day full of near-misses for the Bemidji State soccer team, the Beavers saw their record-setting 2021 season come to an abrupt end in the NCAA Division II Tournament’s round of 16. The No. 3 Beavers fell to top-seeded Jennies, 4-1, after establishing a program record for wins, the longest unbeaten streak, and appearing in the post-season event’s third round for the first time in program history.
The Bemidji State University soccer team continues its quest for the 2021 NCAA Division II national title at 10 a.m. Friday when the Beavers battle the University of Central Missouri in Allendale, Mich. As the No. 3 seed in the Central Region, the Beavers now face the top-seeded Jennies in the third round of play.
The Bemidji State University soccer coaching staff has been selected as the United Soccer Coaches 2021 Division II Central Region Staff of the Year.