BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University cross country program is set to run at the 2019 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship Saturday, Oct. 26 in Wayne, Neb. The women will run the 6,000-meter race at 11 a.m. at the Wayne Country Club.
The Beavers took a third-place finish Oct. 12 at the Disney Cross Country Classic for its highest finish as a team under Head Coach Kevin Kean. Sophomore Ryne Prigge led the BSU pack for the third straight meet with a personal record time of 18:59.1 in the 5K. She finished eighth among 155 participants while senior Kristen Petron finished behind Prigge in 21st with a personal record time of 19:43.5.
In total, seven Beavers set personal record times in the 5K race, which includes three participating freshmen.
Bemidji State will follow the NSIC Championship with the NCAA Central Region Championships Saturday, Nov. 9 at 11:15 a.m. in Joplin, Mo.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).