Beavers Take Eighth at Pine Hill Invitational
Monday, October 6, 2003
DULUTH, MINN. -- At the Pine Hill Golf Course on Saturday, the Bemidji State cross country team finished eighth at the Pine Hill Invitational, hosted by Minnesota-Duluth. Sophomore Christa Pribula, who is fresh off a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Runner of the Week last Monday, led the Beavers with a time of 24:10.4 on the 6K course. The East Grand Forks, Minn., native placed 20th overall.

The University of Minnesota led the whole field with a team score of 37. Sara Fredickson from UM-Duluth was the individual champion with a mark of 22:33.5.

Sophomore Jaclyn Thomforde was second for BSU coming in 52nd (25:44.1) while freshman Ali Judkins was 79th (26:53.4), senior Jami Peterson was 108th (28:08.5) and junior Janel Budenski was 110th (28:09.1). Freshman Crystal Price ran individually and took 122nd with a time of 29:07.3.

The NSIC Championships in Duluth, Minn., will take place Oct. 25th. The meet is hosted by the Bulldogs.

Final Team Scores - Pine Hill Invitational, Oct. 11

1. University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) 37
2. University of Minnesota-Duluth 69
3. St. Benedict’s 71
4. Wisconsin-Stout 108
5. Bethel 151
6. St. Cloud State 176
7. Minnesota State-Moorhead 216
8. Bemidji State 229
9. Wisconsin-Superior 234
10. Concordia-St. Paul 246
11. Finlandia Incomplete

Final Bemidji State Individuals - Pine Hill Invitational, Oct. 11

20. Christa Pribula 24:10.4
52. Jaclyn Thomforde 25:44.1
79. Ali Judkins 26:53.4
108. Jami Peterson 28:08.5
110. Janel Budenski 28:09.1
122 Crystal Price* 29:07.3

*individual competitor