BEMIDJI, Minn. (Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center) – Bemidji State’s Emeline Sevila and Ciara Brewster’s first place finishes highlighted several strong performances for the Beavers as they hosted the Super 8 Open at the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center Saturday afternoon.
Emeline Sevila, a junior transfer from Nimes, France finished at the top in the long jump, stretching the tape to 17-01.50. Sevila also finished in second place in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.72, a personal best.
Finishing just behind Sevila in the long jump and the 60-meter hurdles was senior Chloe Miller. Miller finished in second with a leap of 15-06.25 in the long jump, and third place in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.93.
Senior thrower Ciara Brewster set a career best weight throw with a toss of 44-00.75, good for first place. Brewster also finished in second place in the shot put, with a 38-00.25 throw. Freshman Samara Tobeck also set a personal best with a throw of 43-00.25, finishing just behind Brewster in second place.
In the one-mile run Bemidji State’s Phillie Bacon finished in second place with a time of 5:43.27. Bacon also finished in second in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11:14.83. Jane Austin set a personal best with a time of 5:59.37, good for sixth place.
Next Saturday, January 23 the Beavers will travel to Superior, Wis. to compete in the Twin Ports Open on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Superior.
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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).