BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University track & field sophomore Zoe Christensen will represent the program Saturday, March 14 at the 2020 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Ala.
Christensen is the lone Beavers to qualify for the championship meet and will compete in the shot put at 4:45 p.m. at the Birmingham CrossPlex. She is one of 17 student-athletes set to compete in the shot put.
CHRISTENSEN SEASON IN REVIEW
Christensen earned BSU’s first All-Central Region honor since 2011 while entering the NCAA DII Indoor Championships fifth overall in the shot put in the region. Her throw of 48-feet-9-inches set Feb. 8 at the Lake Superior Challenge set the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference benchmark at the time, which also ranks sixth all-time in program history.
Christensen also brought home her first all-conference honor after finishing second in the shot put during the 2020 NSIC Indoor Track & Field Championships Feb. 29. Her throw of 47-01.75 during the meet ranks 10th all-time in BSU indoor history while she now holds four of the Beavers’ top 10 indoor program records in the event.
NCAA DII Indoor Track & Field Championships – Birmingham, Ala.
Field Event – 4:45 p.m.
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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).