Beaver cross country team places 24th at regionals
Saturday, November 6, 2004
VERMILLION, S.D. - Bemidji State’s cross country team finished in 24th place at the North Central Region Women’s Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon.

Junior Christa Pribula (East Grand Forks, Minn.), as she did in all six intercollegiate events the team competed in this season, was the first Beaver harrier to cross the finish line. She completed the six-kilometer course in 27:21, which placed her 133rd in the meet.

For the third consecutive year, Adams (Colo.) State won the regional meet. Ranked No. 1 in the nation, the Grizzlies placed six of their seven runners in the top ten, including individual champion Stephanie Bylander. The top five teams were rounded out by Western (Colo.) State, host South Dakota,
Colorado-Colorado Springs, and North Dakota. All five will advance to the national championships in Evansville, Ind. on November 20.

Adams State 20
Western State 47
South Dakota 144
Colo.-Colorado Springs 150
North Dakota 189
Colo. School of Mines 216
Minnesota-Duluth 227
Nebraska-Kearney 227
Augustana 230
Regis 234
Nebraska-Omaha 265
Fort Hays State 333
Minnesota State 376
Fort Lewis 381
Winona State 398
St. Cloud State 424
Northern State 464
Mesa State 495
New Mexico Highlands 498
MSU-Moorhead 525
Wayne State 539
Concordia-St. Paul 622
Colorado Christian 712
Bemidji State 713

133 Christa Pribula 27:21
135 Jillian Schuster 27:43
141 Ali Judkins 28:20
151 Janel Budenski 31:10
153 Erin Hansen 31:42