Beavers open 2011 season at the Viking Invitational
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Beavers open 2011 season at the Viking Invitational
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- TThe Bemidji State University women’s cross country team opens the 2011 campaign with a pair of meets this weekend. The Beavers will travel to Valley City, N.D. on Friday, Sept. 2. to compete in the Viking Invitational at 4:00 p.m. before heading back to Bemidji to host the Jackpine Classic on Saturday, Sept. 3. The Jackpine Classic is scheduled to get underway at 9 a.m.

Bemidji State was picked to finish the 2011 season 10th in the NSIC Cross Country Preseason Coaches’ poll, garnering 20 points in the voting.

The Beavers return eight runners from a 2010 squad that placed 10th at the NSIC Championship and 20th at the NCAA Division II Central Regional, including senior Kirsten Maras (Ramsay, Minn.), who was named as a “2011 Athlete to Watch” in the NSIC preseason release.