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Bemidji State University head soccer coach Jim Stone, left, explains a drill to Rachel Scheller, center, and Mallory Lowe during a recent practice. The Beavers have 12 freshman on this year’s squad – nearly half the roster – but Stone and the rest of the players think this incoming class is very talented and can make an impact right away. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji State soccer team looks for strong freshman class to make immediate impact

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BEMIDJI – Nearly half the players on the Bemidji State University soccer roster this season are freshmen – 12, to be exact.

But that doesn’t concern Jim Stone.


“We have a really good freshman class coming in,” the BSU head coach said. “It’s a real deep class, and we also have a lot of depth with our returning players.”

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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