SOFTBALL: Bemidji State to play 56 games, including 16 scheduled at home – Bemidji Pioneer


BEMIDJI — The Bemidji State softball team has lined up its full 2023 lineup.

Head coach Jordan Petersen announced the Beavers’ 2023 schedule Thursday, which includes 56 regular-season games, including 16 for the BSU softball field. The season begins February 11-12 at the Kelly Laas Memorial Tournament hosted by St. Cloud State.

BSU will play 24 non-conference games, including matchups at the Bubble Invite 2 hosted by Minot State (February 17-19), the Spring Games in Winter Haven, Fla. (March 5-10) and the Missouri Western State Tournament (March 17-19).

Bemidji State kicks off NSIC competition March 28 with a doubleheader at home against Minnesota Crookston. The Beavers end the regular season with a doubleheader at home against Sioux Falls on April 30th.

The 2023 NSIC Softball Tournament will be held May 3-6 at the RYFSA Complex in Rochester. The tournament consists of 10 qualifying teams in a double elimination format.

2023 will be Bemidji State’s second season under Petersen’s leadership after she led BSU to an 11-39 record and an 8-22 league record in 2022. The Beavers are bringing back 15 letter winners from last season and added six new additions to the roster.

2023 BSU Softball Schedule

11-12 February at the Kelly Laas Memorial Tournament (in St. Cloud)

17-19 February at Bubble Invite 2 (in Minot, ND)

March 5-10 at the Spring Games (in Winter Haven, Florida)

17-19 March at the MWSU Tournament (in St. Joseph, Mo.)

March 28MINNESOTA CROOKSTON

April 1st in the northern state

April 2 at MSU Moorhead

April 5 MINOT STATE

April 7 in the state of Winona

April 8th in Upper Iowa

April 11MINNESOTA-DULUTH

April 12 in North Dakota

April 15 State of Minnesota

April 16 CONCORDIA-ST. PAUL

April 19 U-MARY

April 22 in Augustana

April 23 in Wayne State

April 25th in St. Cloud State

April 29 Southwestern state of Minnesota

April 30 SIOUX FALLS

May 3-6 NSIC Tournament