Abby Kjonaas matched a career-high with 12 saves Sunday to help the Bemidji State University soccer team battle Minnesota State-Moorhead to a 0-0 double-overtime tie in Moorhead.
BSU improved to 2-3-1 overall and 1-0-1 in the NSIC while Moorhead is 5-0-1 and 1-0-1.
Despite being outshot 16-15 in with a 12-5 differential on shots on goal, the Beavers were in good hands as Kjonaas continues to keep BSU in position to gain victories. With 12 saves the senior posted her second consecutive shutout (BSU defeated Crookston 2-0 Saturday) and the fourth of her career. She now has held opponents scoreless for 246:16 straight minutes.
Because of her two shutouts Kjonaas was named the NSIC Defensive Player of the Week.
Kjonaas is 2-3-1 on the season. She leads the league in shutouts (2), while she is fifth among her NSIC counterparts in both goals against average (1.11) and saves (40) averaging 6.67 saves per game.
Led by an even-par 72 from John Hafdal, the Bemidji State University golf team posted a 300 at the par-72, 6,924-yard Territories Golf Club Monday and tied for second place at the two-day St. Cloud State Husky Classic.
BSU finished with a 36-hole team score of 303-300-603 (+27), tying Minnesota State for second. St. Cloud won with 580.
Hafdal shot 78 during Sunday's first round but fired BSU's low score on Monday. He tied for 14th at 150.
Danny Menton finished at 75-76-151, Casey Hill shot 75-77-152 and Matt Haugstad ended 75-79-154.
Bemidji State's second team shot 320-313-633 and finished 11th. Nathan Brown led the team at 78-75-153.