Pribula, Friend place in top ten at Dragon Invite
Monday, January 5, 2004
By 10/8/04
GLYNDON, Minn. - Bemidji State’s cross country squad competed at the Dragon Invitational on Friday afternoon, narrowly missing out on second place in the three-team event. Concordia-Moorhead won the run handily, placing three of its runners in the top five.

Junior Christa Pribula (East Grand Forks, Minn.) was BSU’s top individual, finishing in third place with a time of 23:24. Sophomore Nicole Friend (International Falls, Minn.) was the only other Beaver to crack the top ten, placing eighth in a time of 24:10. The event, held at a blustery Ponderosa Golf Course, was won by Concordia’s Natalie Hanson, whose time of 22:28 was 40 seconds better than her nearest competitor.

Bemidji State will next compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships, held on Saturday, October 23 in Wayne, Neb.

TEAM STANDINGS
Concordia-Moorhead 23
MSU-Moorhead 48
Bemidji State 49

Bemidji State Individual Results
3 Christa Pribula 23:24
8 Nicole Friend 24:10
15 Brittney Olson 24:40
18 Brianna McGill 24:53
25 Ali Judkins 25:24
33 Janel Budenski 27:02
34 Jillian Schuster 27:09
36 Shauna McInerney 27:20
40 Shelby McCrady 27:35
42 Dominique Quinn 28:00
44 Tonya Skime 28:04
45 Erin Hanson 28:22

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