Bemidji State closes out SDSU Classic with distance personal records

Bemidji State closes out SDSU Classic with distance personal records
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Bemidji State closes out SDSU Classic with distance personal records

BROOKINGS, S.D. -- In the closing day of the South Dakota State University Classic, two Bemidji State University track and field student-athletes set personal records in the 800m run in Brookings, S.D. Sophomore Kristen Petron and freshman Aneesa Tucker set their personal best marks in the event on the final day of the meet.

Tucker finished with a time of 2:23.32 in the 800m run, ahead of Petron who recorded a time of 2:34.61. Also competing in the 800m run was freshman Ashley Kinnard, who finished in 2:38.62, and senior Amanda Anderson, who recorded a time of 2:45.51. The one-mile run was also completed Saturday afternoon by freshman Brittny Hillstrom (5:40.63), freshman Ashley Herdering (6:31.43) and junior Courtney Anderson (6:58.11).

The final event for the Beavers on the day was the triple jump, as freshman Cheri’A Adams finished 10th with a mark of 36-feet-00.25-inches and freshman Analise Fabre recorded a mark of 30-06.50.

The Beavers close out the weekend Sunday at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Multi Championships. The event begins at 2 p.m. from Myers Fieldhouse in Mankato, Minn.

One-Mile Run
Brittny Hillstrom – 5:40.63, 45th
Ashley Herdering – 6:31.43, 70th
Courtney Anderson – 6:58.11, 74th

800m Run
Aneesa Tucker – 2:23.32, 40th (PR)
Kristen Petron – 2:34.61, 67th (PR)
Ashley Kinnard – 2:38.62, 74th
Amanda Anderson – 2:45.51, 85th

Triple Jump
Cheri’A Adams – 36-00.25, 10th
Analise Fabre – 30-06.50, 37th

Shot Put (Updated Finishes)
Gena Baklund – 35-01.75, 48th (PR)
Samara Tobeck – 33-03.25, 53rd

Weight Throw (Updated Finishes)
Samara Tobeck – 46-03.25, 33rd
Gena Baklund – 44-06.75, 42nd
Molly O’Neil – 43-01.50, 47th (PR)
Regan Grube – 42-00.00, 51st

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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).