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Bemidji State quarterback Lance Rongstad (2) flips the ball to running back Dustin Kroeplin (43) during the first half of their game against Minnesota State Mankato Saturday in Mankato. The Beavers fumbled the ball three times in the first 12 minutes in their 38-10 loss to the Mavericks. Pat Christman | Mankato Free Press

Fumbles prove costly as Bemidji State falls to MSU Mankato 38-10

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MANKATO – Three first-quarter fumbles – all in the first 12 minutes – proved to be too much for the Bemidji State football team to overcome Saturday at Minnesota State Mankato.


The Beavers lost the ball only four plays into their very first drive. The Mavericks scored three minutes later.

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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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