Beavers finish sixth at Jimmie Invitational
Saturday, October 3, 2009

JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- The Bemidji State University women’s cross country team finished sixth at the Jimmie Invitational, Friday, Oct. 2, hosted by Jamestown College at the Hillcrest Golf Course. The Beavers finished with 143 points and a time of 1:48:44 (21:44.80 average). BSU was led by sophomore Alison Hougen (Bemidji, Minn.), who finished 29th with a time of 21:23 and junior Kristi Buerkle (Stacy, Minn.) was 30th with a time of 21:28.

The host institution won the six team event with 36 points and a total time of 1:39:20, with an average time of 19:52. The top two performers represented JC, as Katie Conlon (19:01) and Alyssa Bossler (19:12) finished first and second, respectively. Concordia College was second with 39 points (1:40:36, 20:07.20 average), Dickinson State University was third with 80 points (1:43:16, 20:39.20 average), Minot State University posted a fourth-place finish with 86 points (1:44:03, 20:48.60 average) and Minnesota State University Moorhead was fifth with 130 points (1:49:25, 21:53 average).

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

29 Hougen, Alison Bemidji 21:23.00 25 
30 Buerkle, Kristi Bemidji 21:28.00 26 
32 Maras, Kirsten Bemidji 21:42.00 27
39 Ohman, Michelle Bemidji 22:05.00 32 
40 Ironi, Genna Bemidji 22:06.00 33
45 Stursa, Kayla Bemidji 22:24.00 35
60 Larson, Tina Bemidji 23:59.00 40 
61 Robinson, Ciara Bemidji 24:00.00 
66 Christiansen, Kelli Bemidji 26:31.00 
67 Cobb, Kendra Bemidji 27:42.00

Team Scores 
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Rk Team Total 1 2 3 4 5 *6 *7 *8 *9
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1 Jamestown College 36 1 2 7 11 15 24 34 
Total Time: 1:39:20.00 
Average: 19:52.00 
2 Concordia College 39 4 5 8 9 13 16 19 
Total Time: 1:40:36.00 
Average: 20:07.20 
3 Dickinson State Universit 80 10 12 17 20 21 31 38 
Total Time: 1:43:16.00 
Average: 20:39.20 
4 Minot State University 86 3 14 18 23 28 30 
Total Time: 1:44:03.00 
Average: 20:48.60 
5 MN State University-Moorh 130 6 22 29 36 37 39 
Total Time: 1:49:25.00 
Average: 21:53.00 
6 Bemidji State University 143 25 26 27 32 33 35 40 
Total Time: 1:48:44.00 
Average: 21:44.80

Next action for the female runners is the UMD Pine Hill Invitational in Carlton, Minn., starting at 10 a.m., Oct. 10.

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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