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Bemidji State defenseman Alex Ehlert, left, and goaltender Jess Havel defend the Beaver goal during a game last season. Ehlert, a captain, and Havel are expected to lead the team as seniors coming into the 2013-14 campaign. The Beavers start the season this weekend at Lindenwood University in Missouri. Pioneer File Photo

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU begins season this weekend at Lindenwood

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BEMIDJI — As the Bemidji State women’s hockey team readily admitted, it’s unusual for the Beavers to be kicking off their season this early in the year.


But maybe it’s a good omen.

“There’s not snow on the ground this year,” senior defenseman Alex Ehlert said with a laugh Wednesday afternoon. “It’s weird, isn’t it? But that’s the best part.”

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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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