Pribula leads BSU in Cross Country opener
Friday, September 2, 2005
MOORHEAD , Minn. - [results] - The Bemidji State’s cross country squad competed in its first meet of the season on Friday afternoon, running in the Dragon Open held at the Ponderosa Golf Course. BSU ran against some tough competition in Division I opponents South Dakota State and North Dakota State.

Senior Christa Pribula (East Grand Forks, Minn.) was BSU’s top individual, finishing in 25th place. Junior Nicole Friend (International Falls, Minn.) was close behind Pribula finishing in 27th place.

“We did so so for out first meet of the season,” said eighth year coach Craig Hougen. “Give us six weeks and we will be pretty good.”

Bemidji State will next be in action as the host the Maple Ridge Run on Friday at 5:00 p.m.

Women’s Finishers
1. Shannon Hattervig, South Dakota State; 2. Leah Wurm, St. Benidict; 3. Katie Tornberg, South Dakota State; 4. Melinda Zirbel, North Dakota State; 5. Becka Mansheim, South Dakota State; 6. Natale Hanson, Concordia College; 7. Nora Marloch, North Dakota State; 8. Megan Poppens, South Dakota State; 9. Emily Cook, St. Benidict; 10. Sarah Hanson, South Dakota State. BSU Finishers 25. Christa Pribula; 27. Nicole Friend; 50. Margaret Osgood; 53. Jilian Schuster; 73. Adonia McCormick; 74. Brittany Olson; 89. Erin Hasen