Beavers battle NSIC foes in Grand Forks

Beavers battle NSIC foes in Grand Forks
Friday, February 28, 2020
Beavers battle NSIC foes in Grand Forks

Bemidji, Minn. – The Bemidji State University tennis team will travel to Grand Forks, N.D. this weekend for two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matches. The Beavers take on Upper Iowa University at 3:30 p.m. Friday and Winona State University at 1 p.m. Saturday. Both matches will take place and Choice Health and Fitness.

Bemidji State comes into the weekend after claiming wins in a pair of NSIC matches last week. The Beavers opened the weekend of play with a 6-1 victory over Southwest Minnesota State University before sweeping Minnesota State University Mankato for a 7-0 win.

The Beavers currently hold a record of 6-6 overall and are 4-4 in NSIC action.

Last season, the Beavers defeated the Peacocks, 5-2,  and fell to Winona State, 6-1 in Winona, Minn.

The Peacocks sit at 1-5 overall, 1-5 in conference play and come into the match having lost their last five contests. Last weekend they dropped matches to Minnesota State University Moorhead (6-1) and University of Mary (6-1)  in Winona, Minn.

In 2019, BSU earned its only team point in a 6-1 loss to WSU at the No. 6 singles spot, where Hannah Peterson earned a 6-3, 6-4 victory.

WSU holds an overall record of 4-2 and are 4-2 in NSIC play. Most recently, the Warriors fell to MSU Moorhead, 5-2, and picked up a 6-1 victory over U Mary.

After its road trip to Grand Forks, N.D., BSU will be back at the Gillette Health and Wellness Center round out the regular season with three home matches, March 28-29. The Beavers. BSU will host University of Minnesota Duluth at 10 a.m. March 28 before facing St. Cloud State University and the University of Wisconsin-Stout and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., March 29, respectively.

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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).

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