BSU Soccer reveals 2019 schedule, begins defense of NSIC title Sept. 20
The Bemidji State University Soccer Head Coach Jim Stone announced the Beavers’ 2019 schedule, which features eight regular-season home games, 15 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matchups and five contests versus 2018 NCAA Tournament teams. Read More
Bemidji State Soccer climbs to No. 4 in the nation in final regular-season poll
The unbeaten Bemidji State University Soccer Team remained ranked among the nation’s top 25 NCAA Division II teams in the country in this week’s United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II poll. Making its eighth consecutive appearance in the weekly poll, the Beavers jumped four spots to the No. 4 position. Read More
Entering his 16th season as head coach, Jim Stone is the winningest coach in Bemidji State University soccer history. Prior to his arrival in 2002, BSU had an overall record of 13-80-3. In 15 seasons since, his BSU teams have accounted for over 92 percent (152) of the program’s total victories (165), which includes matching a program record with 14 wins (14-5-1) in 2016, and have missed the NSIC Tournament just one time in the last 12 seasons.
Stone inherited a 4-12-1 squad in 2002 and quickly put the building blocks in place for success. Stone’s 2004 team assembled the program’s first double digit win total, with and overall record of 11-12-0, and made a run to the NSIC Tournament semifinals in the Beavers’ first appearance in the postseason event. BSU’s 12-4-7 record in 2005 left the team above the .500 mark for the first time and since, has assembled a string of 12 consecutive seasons at .500 or above and an overall record of 132-79-24 (.613).
A two-time NSIC Coach of the Year (2016 and 2005), Stone has the highest win percentage of any head coach in BSU history, along with the most wins (152). He is also the only coach in BSU soccer history with a winning record in conference play.