MANKATO, Minn. (Myers Fieldhouse) – The Bemidji State University track and field team concluded its indoor season at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 2015 Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday. Junior Nicole Crummy set a career-best in the 800-meter run to lead the way for the Beavers.
Crummy finished in seventh place 800-meter run with a time of two-minutes, 20.60-seconds, trimming more than two seconds from the fastest time of her career (2:22.76).
Crummy also participated on BSU’s distance medley relay (13:26.30) and 4x400-meter relay teams, which each recorded their best times of the season. The team of Crummy Morgan Beattie, Sara Melom and Emily Turner crossed the line in 13:26.30 in the distance medley relay, while Crummy teamed up with Nikki Anderson, Melom and Beattie for a 2015-best 4:15.63 in the 4x400.
In addition, Ciara Brewster took 12th place in the shot put, stretching the tape to 38-feet, 10.50 inches.
On Friday, Anderson and Beattie posted career marks. Anderson had a time of 9.60 in the 60-meter hurdles and Beattie finished with a time of 1:49.87 in the 600-meter run.
The University of Mary won the team championship, earning its fourth title in the last five years, while Brieanna Puckett (26 points) from Minnesota State University, Mankato was the top competitor.
The Beavers now begin to prepare for the outdoor season, which begins April 4 at the Hamline Invitational in St. Paul, Minn.
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).