Bemidji State University’s Kaneeshia Johnson (So., Rosemount, Minn.) and Drake Huggans (RHP/OF, Greenley, Colo.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of April 21-27.
CLEVELAND – A total of 73 student-athletes from Bemidji State University were honored Thursday, August 27 as recipients of the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s Board of Directors has voted to cancel NSIC fall sport competition and championships, and has suspended all athletic competition through December 31, 2020.
The Bemidji State Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame induction class of 2021 includes five former student-athletes, a graduate who has gone on to achieve unparalleled success as a coach another who has made a tremendous impact on BSU since graduating, a former coach and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference champion men’s track and field team.
Sophomore thrower Zoe Christensen and freshman thrower Tierra Doss were each named 2020 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division II Women’s Track & Field All-Academic Athletes while the Bemidji State University women’s track & field team earned a selection as a 2020 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
Bemidji State University track and field sophomore thrower Zoe Christensen became just the third Beaver since 2002 to earn NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field All-American status, as released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Tuesday.
Bemidji State soccer captain Tia Neuharth and Michael Junker, of the BSU football team, were named 2019-20 Female and Male Athletes of the Year to culminate an afternoon of individual and team recognition by BSU Athletics for academic and athletic excellence. In addition, Zöe Christensen, also of the outdoor track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Elias Rosén were selected BSU’s 2019-20 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year, while Jared Henning was selected as the recipient of the inaugural Bemidji State University Community Impact Award.
Bemidji State University junior Allyna Storms was selected as the 2020 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Elite 18 Award winner for outdoor track & field. She becomes just the third Beaver ever and the first for outdoor track & field to earn the award.
Forty-one Bemidji State University student-athletes earned a spot on the 2019-20 Spring Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic Team, with 24 also meriting the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence recognition.
Twenty-six Bemidji State University student-athletes earned a spot on the 2019-20 Winter Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic Team, with 19 also warranting the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence recognition.