Beavers to run at NCAA Central Regional Saturday in Joplin, Mo.

Beavers to run at NCAA Central Regional Saturday in Joplin, Mo.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Beavers to run at NCAA Central Regional Saturday in Joplin, Mo.

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The 2019 NCAA Central Regional Championship will be the site of the Bemidji State University cross country program’s next race Saturday, Nov. 9 in Joplin, Mo. The squad of seven runners will begin the 6,000-meter race at 10 a.m. on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.

The Beavers finished 13th as a team at the 2019 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship Saturday, Oct. 26 in Wayne, Neb. Sophomore Ryne Prigge led the team for the fourth time this season with a 38th-place time of 23:57.02 in the 6K race. Senior Kristen Petron followed in 76th with a time of 25:05.48 while freshman Mckenzie Evans set a personal record with a time of 25:32.00. Evans’ third-place finish among the Beavers was her highest of the season while taking 88th overall in the race. Freshman Lily Johnson also set a personal record with a 93rd-place time of 25:45.90.

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NCAA DII Central Regional Championships Page: CLICK HERE.

The 2019 cross country season will conclude with the 2019 NCAA Championship Saturday, Nov. 23 hosted by Sacramento State University in Sacramento, Calif.

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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).