Bemidji State to run at NSIC Championships Saturday

Bemidji State to run at NSIC Championships Saturday
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Bemidji State to run at NSIC Championships Saturday

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University cross country program will take part in the 2018 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships Saturday, Nov. 3 in Aberdeen, S.D. The 6,000-meter run begins at 11:15 a.m. from Lee Park Golf Course.

Beavers Cross Country took sixth in its last meet at the Bob Waxlax Invitational Saturday, Oct. 20 in Sauk Rapids, Minn. Three Beavers student-athletes set personal record marks in the 6K race. Freshman Ryne Prigge led the team for the fourth straight meet while taking 20th overall in the race with a personal record time of 24:09.0. Freshman Allyna Storms and sophomore Kristen Petron finished behind Prigge with times of 25:34.7 and 26:25.0, respectively. Both Storms and Petron set personal record times in the 6K event.

Petron, senior Courtney Anderson, and sophomores Carissa Decko and Ashley Herdering each ran in the 2017 NSIC Championships in Moorhead, Minn. Decko and Herdering set their current personal record times in the 6K during the championship event.

The NCAA Regional will take place in Joplin, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 17. The NCAA DII National Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, Pa., as part of the NCAA DII Fall Sports Festival.

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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).