Beavers finish 20th at NCAA Central Regional
Saturday, November 7, 2009

WAYNE, Neb. (Wayne Country Club) -- The Bemidji State University women’s cross country team finished 20th at the NCAA Division II Central Regional with 609 points. Adams State won the event with 36 points. Junior Kristi Buerkle (Bemidji, Minn.) was BSU’s top finisher at 105th with a time of 25:24.9. The event was hosted by Wayne State College at the Wayne Country Club in Wayne, Neb. BSU sent seven runners to the event that had 22 teams and 147 competitors.

Bemidji State Women’s Cross Country
Place Fin # Name Yr, School Time 
105 1 24 Kristi Buerkle JR Bemidji St. 25:24.9 6:50 
123 2 29 Alison Hougen SO Bemidji St. 26:20.1 7:04 
124 3 30 Genna Ironi SR Bemidji St. 26:22.0 7:05 
132 4 32 Kirsten Maras SO Bemidji St. 27:17.6 7:20 
133 5 36 Kayla Stursa FR Bemidji St. 27:26.6 7:22 
139 6 33 Michelle Ohman FR Bemidji St. 28:16.1 7:35 
144 7 27 Sherisa Dickerson FR Bemidji St. 29:06.3 7:49 

PLACE TEAM PLACES OF FINISHERS = Points
1. Adams State 2 3 5 12 14 (26) (27) = 36
2. Western State 8 10 15 21 34 (57) (62) = 88
3. Augustana (S.D.) 9 11 17 24 29 (33) (37) = 90
4. U. of Mary 13 28 36 42 50 (58)(101) = 169
5. Metropolitan St. 7 18 25 49 76 (111) = 175
6. Minnesota-Duluth 1 39 44 47 48 (60) = 179
7. Mesa State 19 22 32 38 73 (81) (89) = 184
8. Colorado Mines 4 16 46 59 88 (99)(103) = 213
9. Wayne St. (Neb.) 23 43 54 67 78 (127)(140) = 265
10. Winona State 40 52 56 63 65 (75) (98) = 276
11. Minn. St. Mankato 6 51 71 77 84 (90)(107) = 289
12. Fort Lewis 20 30 83 106 117 (125)(132) = 356
13. New Mexico Highlands 31 68 74 80 120 (135) = 373
14. St. Cloud St. 45 70 72 102 104 (112)(118) = 393
15. Northern State 41 66 82 92 115 = 396
16. UC-Colo. Spgs. 55 69 85 95 96 (113)(123) = 400
17. Regis (Colo.) 53 79 86 87 97 (100)(116) = 402
18. Nebraska-Kearney 35 64 109 110 114 (119)(128) = 432
19. Minn. St. Moorhead 61 91 93 94 138 = 477
20. Bemidji St. 105 121 122 130 131 (136)(141) = 609
21. Colorado St.-Pueblo 124 126 129 133 139 (143) = 651
22. Colo. Christian 108 134 137 142 144 = 665

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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