MOORHEAD, Minn. (Olson Forum) -- The Bemidji State University track and field team posted three season-best marks en route to a fourth place finish at the Cobber Duals in Moorhead, Minn. Saturday. Nicole Crummy (So., Argyle, Minn.) and Brittany Koss (Fr., Grand Rapids, Minn.) each established individual season-best marks, while the Beavers’ 4x400-meter team crossed the finish line with its best time of 2014.
Crummy placed eighth in the 800-meter run, clocking a time of two minutes, 29.56 seconds. No only did the mark trim nearly three seconds from her previous best and establish a new BSU season-best in the 800, it also stands as the 25th best time recorded in the NSIC in 2014.
Koss, a freshman from Grand Rapids, Minn., turned in BSU’s best time of the indoor season in the 200-meter dash. She finished 14th in the event logging a time of 28.80.
Finally, the 4x400-meter team of Koss, Austin Eng (So., Braham, Minn.), Crummy and Hailey Horob (Williston, N.D.) combined for a sixth place finish in the 4x400-meter relay. The quartet recorded a 4:23.49 in the event to stand as the 12th best time in the NSIC this season.
In addition, Kaneeshia Johnson (So., Rosemount, Minn.) placed sixth in the long jump (16-03.75) and seventh the triple jump (33-05.75), while Horob and Eng tied for sixth in the pole vault, clearing a height of 10-00.50.
The BSU track and field team will be back on the road again Feb. 8, when it travels to Duluth, Minn. to compete in the Lake Superior Challenge. Members of the team that participate in the pentathlon will then compete in the 2014 NSIC Indoor Multi Championships Feb. 8-9 at Myers Fieldhouse in Mankato, Minn.
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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).