Sophomore The Bemidji State University women’s track and field team saw multiple program records fall Saturday afternoon as the team competed at the Twin Ports Invite in Superior, Wis. Senior Christa Benson, freshman Kylie Monson, and the 4x1600-meter relay team of Ashley Herdering, Allyna Storms, Ryne Prigge, and Kristen Petron each set Beavers records in their respective events.
The Bemidji State University track and field program returns to indoor action Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Twin Ports Invite hosted by University of Wisconsin-Superior. The meet begins at 11 a.m. with field events followed at 12 p.m. with running events at Lydia Thering Fieldhouse.
Bemidji State University track and field head coach Kevin Kean announced the addition of two more student-athletes to the 2018-19 signing class in Janice Cole and Emma Realing. The two additions in spritns and distance bring the Beavers’ class to eight, all of which will join the program in the fall of 2019.
Bemidji State University track and field program added another sprinter to its 2018 class as Paige Millerman signed a National Letter of Intent to join the team next fall.
Sophomore sprinter Venice Stewart broke her own Bemidji State University indoor track and field program record in the 60-meter dash Saturday afternoon at The Opener hosted by The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. Stewart was one of five Beavers to take wins in their respective events.
The Bemidji State University women’s track and field program hit another NCAA provisional qualifying mark Friday afternoon at the Dakota Classic in Fargo, N.D., as senior Christa Benson set a personal record in the pentathlon. Benson took third in the event while senior Kelsey Hurley won the 200-meter dash to help the Beavers to a fourth-place finish as a team.
The Bemidji State University track and field program continues its busy start to the 2018-19 indoor season with trips scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7 at the Dakota Classic in Fargo, N.D., and Saturday, Dec. 8 at The Opener in Duluth, Minn.
After setting the Bemidji State University women’s track and field indoor 200-meter dash record, sophomore sprinter was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, as released by the conference Tuesday.
Friday’s meet for the Bemidji State University track and field team was a success as sophomore sprinter Venice Stewart set the program record in the 200-meter dash with a second-place finish. Stewart was one of six Beavers to compete at the South Dakota State University Holiday Open in Brookings, S.D.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released the 2018-19 Indoor Preseason Coaches’ Poll Friday, selecting Bemidji State University to finish 12th. Senior Christa Benson and sophomore Venice Stewart were selected as the Beavers’ athletes to watch after setting indoor program records last season.