BEMIDJI – The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team has added goaltenders for the 2012-13 seaso.. The Beavers signed transfer Abby Ryplanski of Winnipeg from Niagara University and Alexane Rodrigue of Monkland, Ont. Ryplanski joins BSU after Niagara disbanded its women’s hockey program following the 2011-12 campaign. Both players will help aid BSU as they look to replace All-America selection Zuzana Tomcikova and Alana McElhinney. Ryplanski split time as the starter in net as a freshman for the Purple Eagles. She started 19 games for Niagara and posted a 2.36 goals against average and a .909 save percentage. Ryplanski had 422 saves for Niagara posted an overall mark of 5-9-3. Ryplanski will be entering Bemidji State as a sophomore. “We are excited to be able to bring a goaltender with Division I experience like Abby has,” said head coach Steve Sertich. “Not only is she a solid goaltender but she is a top notch student-athlete who comes from a great family. Abby will be a great addition for our team and to the Bemidji community.”