BSU Volleyball Opens NSIC Play This Week, Home Opener This Weekend

The Bemidji State University volleyball team concluded their nonconference slate today as they faced Michigan Technological University and Lake Superior State. BSU managed to gain a split today with after an opening loss to Michigan Tech in three sets and a win over Lake Superior State in three sets.

With a 2-2 tournament the Beavers 2013 record stands at 4-4 which ties their win total from all of last season. BSU will begin conference play this week as they travel to St. Cloud, Minn. to play St. Cloud State on Thursday at 7 p.m. The Beavers will then host University of Minnesota Duluth at 4 p.m. for the team’s 2013 home opener.

BSU struggled to get into a consistent groove early versus MTU. The Beavers played better in the third set when they outhit the Huskies for the first time in the match .139 to .068. The Beavers were led by Jessica Yost (OH, 6-3, Fr., Bemidji, Minn.) who had 11 kills and Courtney Volkmann (S, 5-7, Jr., Wadena, Minn.) who had 17 assists and nine digs.