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Beaver Fever Friday – Jacob Carlson – @BSUBeaversBase

Poor field conditions have forced Bemidji State University baseball to host Northern State University for its three-game series April 19-20. The series was originally scheduled to take place in Aberdeen, S.D., before the new site and game times of 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Friday and 12 p.m. Saturday at BSU Baseball Field in Bemidji, Minn.

Who: Bemidji State (5-26, 4-15 NSIC) vs. Northern State (15-19, 10-13 NSIC)
When: Friday, April 19 (1:30 / 3:30 p.m.) / Saturday, April 20 (12 p.m.)
Where: Bemidji, Minn. (BSU Baseball Field)

Bemidji State was taken down in both games of a neutral site doubleheader Tuesday, April 16 against No. 9 St. Cloud State University, 6-0 and 4-2.

SCSU jumped ahead early with all six of its game one runs within the first four innings while keeping BSU off the base paths through the first two innings. The Beavers recorded hits in the final four innings and left the bases loaded to end the game.

Bemidji State found itself in another early hole in game two as St. Cloud State went ahead, 2-0, after the first three batters of the third inning. BSU cut a 4-0 deficit in half in the ninth inning after a lead-off walk and double set up a sacrifice fly and a ground out RBI.

On the day, BSU recorded 10 hits and left 11 total base runners stranded.

BSU’s four relief pitchers to make an appearance combined for seven innings, no runs allowed, and four strikeouts.

Junior Kade Nelson led BSU with four hits between both games, including the team’s lone extra-base knock of the doubleheader.

Sophomore Parker Borg went 2-3 from the plate in game two.

Junior Isaiah Grancorvitz and sophomore Blake Huntley combined for both of BSU’s RBI in game two.

Sophmore pitcher Kenny Morris threw 3.2 innings with five hits and no runs allowed with one strikeout.

Senior pitchers Tommy Geisenhof and Alec Meyer, and freshman pitcher Zack Henderson combined to throw 3.1 innings with three hits and no runs allowed in game two. Meyer finished his lone inning striking two of four batters faced.