Beavers finish fourth at Greenwood Run
Friday, September 11, 2009

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University women’s cross country team finished fourth at the 5k Greenwood Run, hosted by the BSU at the Greenwood Golfcourse in Bemidji, Minn. University of Mary finished first with 30 points, Jamestown College was second with 46 points, Minnesota State University Moorhead was third with 57 points and BSU rounded out the run with 106 points. Anna VanWechel of Minnesota State Moorhead finished first with 18:31.28. The Beavers' top finisher was juniorShelly Saksa (Dassel, Minn.), who finished 17th with a time of 21:03:83.BSU’s Kristi Buerkle (Jr., Stacy, Minn.) finished 20th with a time of 21:20.53.

Bemidji State Women’s Cross Country
Place Name School Time Points

17 Saksa, Shelly Bemidji Stat 21:03:83
20 Buerkle, Kristi Bemidji Stat 21:20.53 20 
21 Maras, Kirsten Bemidji Stat 21:34.17 21 
24 Stursa, Kayla Bemidji Stat 22:15.73 23 
26 Hougen, Alison Bemidji Stat 22:23.79 25 
28 Ironi, Genna Bemidji Stat 22:48.19 26 
31 Ohman, Michelle Bemidji Stat 23:29.20 28 
34 Robinson, Ciara Bemidji Stat 23:45.72 
35 Larson, Tina Bemidji Stat 24:58.03 
37 Dickerson, Sherisa Bemidji Stat 25:15.92 
38 Cobb, Kendra Bemidji Stat 28:04.81 
39 Christiansen, Kelli Bemidji Stat 28:11.04

Team Scores 
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Rank Team Total 1 2 3 4 5 *6 *7 *8 *9
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1 University of Mary 30 3 4 5 8 10 11 13 
Total Time: 1:37:16.47 
Average: 19:27.30 
2 Jamestown College 46 2 6 9 14 15 16 22 
Total Time: 1:39:02.15 
Average: 19:48.43 
3 Minnesota State Universit 57 1 7 12 18 19 24 27 
Total Time: 1:40:18.88 
Average: 20:03.78 
4 Bemidji State University 106 17 20 21 23 25 26 28 
Total Time: 1:48:38.05 
Average: 21:43.61

Next action for the female runners is the UND Ron Pynn Invitational in Grand Forks, N.D., at 4 p.m.

Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

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