The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team returns to compete in Minnesota at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Cobber Twilight held in Moorhead, Minn. Field events begin at 3 p.m. while track events begin at 4 p.m. on the campus of Concordia College.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team completed its weekend of meets Saturday in Long Beach, Calif., at the Beach Invitational. The Beavers competed in the 4x100 meter relay and 100m dash in the fourth of four different meets participated in since Friday.
Two Bemidji State University women’s track and field program records were broken Friday as the Beavers took part in three meets across two states. Sophomore Gena Baklund surpassed the hammer throw record at the Blue Hawk Games in Dickinson, N.D., while the 4x100-meter team of Cheri’A Adams, Kelsey Hurley, Jada Barker and Venice Stewart broke a five-year old record at the 60th annual Mt. SAC Relays held in Torrance, Calif.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team will compete in four different meets over a two-day span while heading to California and North Dakota. The Beavers will send six student-athletes to take part in the 60th annual Mt. SAC Relays, Bryan Clay Invitational and Beach Invitational in California while the remainder of the team will compete at the Blue Hawk Games in Dickinson State University.
More than 400 attendees and 140 Bemidji State University student-athletes gathered at Sanford Center Saturday night for the Green & White Dinner and Auction to Benefit BSU Athletics. Net proceeds from registration, silent and live auction items, as well as other activities, totaled more than $98,000 and included individual donations totaling $32,600 to “Build a Scholarship.”
Bemidji State University track and field head coach Kevin Kean announced the addition of two incoming freshmen as part of the program’s signing day class. Sprinter/hurdler Kayla Crump from Wauwatosa, Wis., and distance/mid-distance runner Ryne Prigge from Ely, Minn., will join the program beginning in the fall of 2018.
Due to rain and a forecast of blizzard conditions, the Bemidji State University track and field team saw its second outdoor meet come to a close early Friday as the Sioux City Relays were cancelled in Sioux City, Iowa.
Sophomore sprinter Jada Barker set a personal record best mark while leading the way for the Bemidji State University track and field program Thursday afternoon at the Sioux City Relays held in Sioux City, Iowa. Barker ended the day with two top-six finishes for the Beavers while junior Christa Benson also brought home a sixth-place finish.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team received invites by six student-athletes to take part in five events during the 60th annual Mt. SAC Relays held at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif. The annual Mt. SAC Relays serves as the largest track and field competition in the world with over 13,500 competitors over two weekends and six days.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team is set to take part in the Sioux City Relays Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13. The meet will begin at 12:00 p.m. Thursday at Olsen Stadium in Sioux City, Iowa and 10 a.m. Friday.