Beaver Women’s Hockey Gameday Blog – WCHA Quarterfinals Game 1 – Feb 24, 2023 at Ohio State

It’s playoff time for the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and the Bemidji State University Women’s Hockey team this weekend and the eighth-seeded Beavers make the long road trip to Columbus, Ohio to take on top-seed and defending national champions No. 1 Ohio State University.

The Beavers (5-28-1, 2-26-0 WCHA) battle the WCHA regular season champions Buckeyes (28-4-2, 23-4-1 WCHA) for a best-of-three quarterfinal series at the OSU Ice Rink. Game one will begin at 5:00 p.m. CT Friday, Feb. 23 with game two to follow Saturday at 2:00 p.m. If needed, game three will be played Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Tune into our pregame coverage today beginning at 4:30 p.m. CST with Kelly Schultz on the radio dial at 94.3 FM or online at

Jim Scanlan Pregame Jim Scanlan Pregame

Reece Hunt Pregame Player Pregame

Bemidji State Lines
Reece Hunt – Paige Anderson – Taylor Nelson
Calli Forsberg – Genevieve Hendrickson – Shelby Breiland
Mya Headrick – Raeley Carney – Claire Vekich
Kayla Santl – Gabby Smith – McKayla Zilisch

Extra Skater – Kendra Fortin

Taylor Larson – Ella Anick
Makenna Deering – Adriana Van De Leest
Abby DeLaRosa – Khloe Lund

Hannah Hogenson
Abbie Thompson
Madison Faucher

Opponent Lines
Makenna Webster – Emma Maltais – Paetyn Levis
Jennifer Gardiner – Gabby Rosenthal – Jenna Buglioni
Kenzie Hauswirth – Sloane Matthews – Brooke Bink
Sofie Lundin – Emerson Jarvis – Teagan Grant

Madison Bizal – Sophie Jaques
Lauren Bernard – Hadley Hartmetz
Emma Peschel – Riley Brengman

Amanda Thiele
Raygan Kirk
Quinn Kuntz

Beaver Radio Network Three Stars
1 – Sophie Jaques
2 – Makenna Webster
3 – Hannah Hogenson

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Listen To / Download Whole Game
Box Score Courtesy of College Hockey News

Paul Bunyan Net Mailbag Comments

sam harrison – Love listening in to the broadcasts. Even though I’m a Gopher, I’ve got a lot of warm feelings for Bemidji and the Beavers, cheering y’all on every time (except when you’re playing the Gophers), give those Buckeyes everything you’ve got tomorrow, go Beavers!