Schreiber Breaks School High Jump Mark in Alumni Open
Saturday, January 15, 2005
BEMIDJI, Minn.- Senior Steve Schreiber (Forrest Lake, Minn.) set a new Bemidji State record in the high jump clearing 6'10" to help propel the Beavers' varsity squad past BSU alums in the annual Alumni Indoor Track and Field competition held Saturday at the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center.

On the women's side the varsity squad collected 207 points in 12 events while the alumni mustered up 70 points.

The women's varsity squad totaled nine first-place finishes including three running events and all six field events. On the track junior Christa Pribula (East Grand Forks, Minn.) captured first in the mile run while sophomore Shauna McInerney (Rainy River, Ontario) claimed first in the 200-meter dash.

Martha Miltich, class of 2003, took the first in the 800-meter dash with a time of 2:38.68 for the alumni, finishing ahead of the rest of the pack by nearly four seconds. Miltich is the current BSU record holder in the women's outdoor 10,000-meter run (38:45).

The men's varsity squad also beat the alumni, 298-120, in 13 events. Alumnus Jason Carlson and Kenny Miller were the lone first place finishers for the alumni. Carlson took first in the long jump and Miller finished first in both the one-mile run and the 800-meter dash.

Junior Ben Hopkins (Baudette, Minn.) finished first in the 55-meter dash and second in the 200-meter dash. In the throwing events, sophomore Justin Cox out threw the rest of competition by nearly two feet (48'4") in the shot put and teammate, junior Adam Wilson, had a toss of (53' 1 1/2") in the weight
throw to claim first by over five feet.

The Bemidji State Indoor Track and Field team1s will compete next Friday and Saturday as they host the BSU Multi (Jan. 21) and the Super 8 Open (Jan. 22) at the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center.