Sophomore mid-distance runner Ryne Prigge and junior sprinter Venice Stewart each set Bemidji State University indoor program records to help the team to a win at the BSU Open on Saturday at Gillett Wellness Center.
The Bemidji State University track and field program will play host of the 2020 BSU Open on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Beavers and field of participating schools will begin the meet with field events at 12 p.m. with running events to follow at 1:15 p.m. at the Gillett Wellness Center.
Sophomore thrower Zoe Christensen hit an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and set two meet records to lead Bemidji State University track and field at the Twin Ports Invite on Saturday in Duluth, Minn. Christensen hit the national mark and set the meet record in the shot put and also set the meet record in the weight throw.
The Bemidji State University track and field program is set to officially compete for the first time in 2020 at the Twin Ports Invite. The Beavers will travel to the campus of University of Wisconsin-Superior on Saturday when events begin at 1 p.m. at Lydia Thering Fieldhouse.
Bemidji State University track and field head coach Kevin Kean announced the addition of thrower Autumn Hildebrandt for the 2020-21 seasons. Hildebrandt is a conference-champion thrower from Britton-Hecla High School.
Bemidji State University track and field head coach Kevin Kean announced the addition of sprinter and jumper Alaina Hall from Riverview, Fla. Hall signed a National Letter of Intent to join the program during the 2020-21 track and field seasons.
The throwers of the Bemidji State University women’s track and field team led the squad to an exceptional day at The Opener Saturday on the campus of College of St. Scholastica. Sophomore thrower Zoe Christensen recorded the second-best mark in the weight throw while finishing with two event wins.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field program was led to a second-place finish at the Dakota Classic on Friday behind a record-setting performance from sophomore Ryne Prigge in the one mile run. Prigge broke the program record by less than one second while sophomore thrower Zoe Christensen placed herself fourth all-time in the weight throw.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field program continues its ascent among the conference as the team was selected to finish ninth overall in the 2019-20 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Indoor Track and Field Coaches’ Poll. Leading the squad on the track in 2019-20 is BSU Track Athlete to Watch and senior sprinter Jada Barker, and in the field is BSU Field Athlete to Watch and sophomore thrower Zoe Christensen.
The Bemidji State University track and field program opens its indoor season Dec. 6-7 with the Dakota Classic and The Opener for a two-day weekend. The Beavers open the season Friday at 1 p.m. at the Dakota Classic in Fargo, N.D., before Saturday’s 11 a.m. start-time at The Opener in Duluth, Minn.