Horob and Turner place at the top of the Super 8 Open
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Horob and Turner place at the top of the Super 8 Open

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center) -- Hailey Horob won the pole vault and Emily Turner captured first in the 3,000-meter run Saturday as the Bemidji State University track and field team hosted the Super 8 Open.

Horob cleared 10-6 in the pole vault to claim first. The mark matched her season-best from The Opener.

Turner placed first in the 3,000-meter run, with a time of 11:39.75, finishing nearly 10 seconds in front of her closest competitor. Turner also placed fourth in the mile run (5:45.78), breaking her individual mile record of 5:53.02.

Several other Beaver participants finished at the top of their respective events.

Ciara Brewster recorded a throw of 38 feet, 6.25 inches to finish second in the shot put. Nicole Crummy finished in second place in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:25.69. Denna Hegg placed second in the weight throw (45-0.97), and Sara Melom also finished in second place in the high jump clearing a height of 4-11.75.

Bemidji States next travels to Menomonie, Wis. Jan. 24 to participate in the University of Wisconsin-Stout Open. Events are set to get underway at noon on the lower level of the UW-Stout Sports and Fitness Center.

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).