The Beavers Shelia Hoberg (So., Bismarck, N.D.) and Julie Kapsner (Jr., Pierz, Minn.) teamed up for the first time this season at No. 2 doubles but saw themselves fall to the team of Emma Hustad and Lindsey Whiting 8-3. The Sioux would take all three doubles points to get out to the early 3-0 lead.
Farrah Steinke (Fr., Crosby, Minn.) was a bright spot on the day for the Beavers as she took opponent Christa Hall through a marathon match at No. 5 singles. The first set went Halls way as she edged Steinke 7-5. Steinke would then battle back to claim the second set 6-4. The third set went back and forth but Hall was able to slip away with the set winning it 7-6 to capture the point.
With the victory the Sioux claimed the season sweep of the Beavers as they defeated them back on February 2 9-0 at the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center.
The loss drops Bemidji State to (3-9; 0-2 NSIC) while North Dakota climbs to 9-3.
Beavers return to action March 28 as they travel to Duluth, Minn. to
take on the College of St. Scholastica at 7 p.m. The next day they are
scheduled to battle against the University of Minnesota Duluth at 8 a.m.
Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).