Wilson Throws for New BSU Record at Super 8 Open
Saturday, January 22, 2005
(Bemidji, Minn.) [stats] Junior Adam Wilson (Forest Lake, Minn.) set new Bemidji State record in the weight throw with a toss of 53’8” on Saturday as BSU hosted its annual Super 8 Open at the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center.

BSU women had two first place finishes on the afternoon as sophomore Shanna Anderson (Crane Lake, Minn.) captured the 55-meter dash (7.82) and freshman Ashley Splolarich (Maple Lake, Minn.) cleared 5’41⁄4” to defeat the rest of the competition.

Anderson inched out the win over fellow Beavers freshman BreAnna Woinarowicz (Stephen, Minn.) and sophomore Shauna McInerney (Rainy River, Ontario) who finished in second and third with 7.87 and 7.88 respectively.

Combined the BSU women had 17 top five finishes in 14 events.

Along with Wilson’s record-breaking performance, the men’s squad had strong finishes from junior Ben Hopkins (Baudette, Minn.) who finished first in the 200-meter dash (22.62) and second in the 55-meter dash (6.57), and sophomore Tommy Crummy (Argyle, Minn.) who finished second in the pole vault (14’) and fifth in the long jump (20’ 91⁄2”).

Wilson also finished fifth in the shot put behind teammates sophomore Justin Cox (Menahga, Minn.) and sophomore RJ Gross (Jamestown, N.D.) who finished in third and fourth places.

In the final running event of the day, BSU’s men claimed first and second place finishes, beating the rest of the field by over five seconds in the 4x400-meter relay.

The men and women’s teams will next be in action as they travel to Moorhead, Minn., for the Concordia Multi (Jan. 28) and the Concordia Duals (Jan. 29) on Friday and Saturday.