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WOMEN'S SOCCER: Beavers ranked No. 2 in 2nd Central Region Rankings

The Bemidji State women’s soccer team was ranked second in the Central Region Rankings released Wednesday, moving up one spot after wins over U-Mary and Minot State last weekend to remain unbeaten.

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Bemidji State freshman Mason Schilling (16) leaps for a pass in front of the U-Mary goal in the first half on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at Chet Anderson Stadium. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
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INDIANAPOLIS -- The Bemidji State women’s soccer team was ranked second in the Central Region Rankings released Wednesday, moving up one spot after wins over U-Mary and Minot State last weekend to remain unbeaten (15-0-2, 12-0-2 NSIC).

Topping the rankings once again was Central Missouri, whose record stands at 15-2-1. Other ranked NSIC teams included No. 5 Minnesota State and No. 10 Augustana.

The NSIC, the Mid-America Athletic Association and the Great American Conference make up the 35-team Central Region. The top eight teams in the region will advance to the NCAA regional tournament on Nov. 18 and 21 and Dec. 3 and 5. Automatic bids are granted to the winners of the NSIC, MIAA and GAC postseason tournaments, with the remaining five spots awarded on an at-large basis.

The NCAA women's soccer selection show will be streamed online at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15, at NCAA.com.

The Beavers return to the pitch for their final regular-season game against Minnesota Crookston at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, at Chet Anderson Stadium.

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Central Region Rankings (Nov. 3)

1-Central Missouri (MIAA)

2-Bemidji State (NSIC)

3-Emporia State (MIAA)

4-Central Oklahoma (MIAA)

5-Minnesota State (NSIC)

6-Northwest Mo. State (MIAA)

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7-Oklahoma Baptist (GAC)

8-Southwestern Oklahoma (GAC)

9-Washburn (MIAA)

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