Three runners-up highlight Beavers’ performance at Lake Superior Challenge

Three runners-up highlight Beavers’ performance at Lake Superior Challenge
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Three runners-up highlight Beavers’ performance at Lake Superior Challenge

DULUTH, Minn. (Burns Wellness Commons) – Bemidji State University’s Nicole Crummy, Madison Kealy, and Sara Melom all had second place finishes to lead the Beavers at the Lake Superior Challenge on the campus of the College of St. Scholastica.

Crummy was the runner-up in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:24.57.

Melom set a personal-best 200-meter time, finishing in second place at 26.89 seconds. Kealy set a personal-best time of 1:49.26 in the 600-meter run.

Several other Bemidji State competitors continued to show signs of improving, having career-best performances.

Sophomore Amanda Anderson had a personal-best time of 2:41.58 in the 800-meter run. Also setting a best 800-meter time was Freshman Sarone Paulzine, finishing at 2:38.12.

Jane Austin had a career-best one-mile run, finishing with a time of 5:54.40

Freshman Kaitlyn Christianson set personal-bests in both the shot put and the weight throw. Christianson had a throw of 32-2.50 in the shot put and a throw of 36-9 in the weight throw.

Next weekend the Beavers will travel to Superior, Wis. to compete in the Yellowjacket Open on the campus of the 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).

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