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Bemidji State goaltender Jess Havel makes a stop on Wisconsin’s Katy Josephs during their series last weekend at the Sanford Center. The Beavers take on No. 1 Minnesota in the first round of the WCHA playoffs this weekend in Minneapolis. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Havel, seniors eager for final shot at top-ranked Gophers

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BEMIDJI – Nobody knew how Jess Havel was making those saves against No. 1 Minnesota.

Count the senior from Grand Rapids among them.


“I mean, I think the ‘D’ in front of me was blocking a lot of shots, and that was helping me out,” Havel said. “I was seeing the puck pretty well.

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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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