RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Falcon Center) -- The Bemidji State University track team claimed second place at the Falcon Winter Classic in River Falls, Wis. Saturday. Kaneeshia Johnson (So., Rosemount, Minn.) and Hailey Horob (So., Williston, N.D.) led the team in the field events, while Nicole Crummy (So., Argyle, Minn.) placed first in the 800-meters to lead the team on the track.
Horob posted a season-best height in the pole vault for the second consecutive meet, this time matching a school record. The sophomore from Williston, N.D. cleared 10 feet, 10 inches to claim second place in the meet and occupy 15th place on the 2013-14 NSIC performance lists. Her personal –best height ties Angela Miller’s 2008 mark of 10-10.
Just behind Horob in the pole vault was Austin Eng (So., Braham, Minn.). The sophomore vaulted 9-10.00 to claim third.
Johnson finished among the top two in two jumping events. She recorded a personal-best 33-11.25 in the triple jump to place first and was second in the long jump with a mark of 15-03.25.
On the track, Crummy turned in a first-place performance in the 800-meter run. Her time of 2 minutes, 32.35 seconds was good to edge the field by more than a second and stands as the sophomore’s season-best time.
Chloe Miller (Fr., Baxter, Minn.), continued her quick start clocking a time of 9/17 in the 55-meter dash to take third place.
In addition the Beavers' 4x200-meter relay team finished second crossing the finish line in a season-best 1:54.52.
Members of the BSU squad will travel to Moorhead, Minn. Jan. 31 to participate in the in the Cobber Multi with the rest of the team making the trip Feb. 1 to compete in the Cobber Duels.
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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).