Beavers set 10 personal records in opening day of SDSU Classic

Beavers set 10 personal records in opening day of SDSU Classic
Friday, February 9, 2018
Beavers set 10 personal records in opening day of SDSU Classic

BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Ten Bemidji State University track and field student-athletes set personal records Friday during the opening day of the South Dakota State University Classic held in Brookings, S.D. Freshman Aneesa Tucker was one of the 10 and finished 10th in the 600m run with a personal-best time of 1:41.20 while junior Samara Tobeck took ninth in the weight throw with a toss of 46-feet-03.25-inches for the Beavers.

Bemidji State completed the first of two days at the SDSU Classic, which began at 2 p.m. at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. Junior Christa Benson, junior Kelsey Hurley and sophomore Kristen Petron each placed within the top 15 of their respective events. The Beavers had student-athletes take part in the running events of 60m dash preliminaries, 600m run, 200m dash, 600m run and 1000m run, and the field events of weight throw, shot put, high jump, and long jump.

The Beavers continue action at the SDSU Classic Saturday, with events beginning at 9 a.m. in Brookings, S.D.

60m Dash (Prelims)
Cheri’A Adams – 7.91, 17th (PR)
Jada Barker – 8.09, 32nd
Analise Fabre – 8.64, 74th

200m Dash
Jada Barker – 26.56, 42nd
Analise Fabre – 28.23, 116th

600m Run
Aneesa Tucker – 1:41.20, 10th (PR)
Christa Benson – 1:43.03, 12th (PR)
Ashley Kinnard – 1:50.45, 31st (PR)
Amanda Anderson – 2:02.18, 39th (PR)

1000m Run
Kristen Petron – 3:21.29, 13th (PR)
Ashley Herdering – 3:52.06, 24th (PR)
Courtney Anderson – 4:13.94, 27th

Weight Throw
Samara Tobeck – 46-03.25, 9th
Gena Baklund – 44-06.75, 16th
Molly O’Neil – 43-01.50, 21st (PR)
Regan Grube – 42-00.00, 25th

Shot Put
Gena Baklund – 35-01.75, 19th (PR)
Samara Tobeck – 33-03.25, 24th

High Jump
Kelsey Hurley – 5-00.50, t-13th
Libby Christenson – 4-10.50, t-29th (PR)

Long Jump
Cheri’A Adams – 16-08.50, 20th

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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).