Beavers grab five top-five finishes at UND Tune-Up

Beavers grab five top-five finishes at UND Tune-Up
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Beavers grab five top-five finishes at UND Tune-Up

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND High Performance Center) -- Bemidji State University women’s track & field recorded five top-five finishes Saturday afternoon as it completed a two-meet weekend at the UND Tune-Up in Grand Forks, N.D. Sophomore sprinter Janice Cole brought home two third-place finishes in the 60-meter dash and the 200m, setting personal records in both.

Joining Cole with top five finishes included freshman Alaina Hall in the 60m dash and the long jump. Hall took second in both events with a time of 7.86 in the 60m dash and a jump of 16-feet-02.25-inches in the long jump. Cole finished third in the 60m dash with a time of 7.90 and in the 200m dash with a time of 25.75. Cole’s preliminary race time of 7.87 set a personal record.

Sophomore vaulter Anastasia Klein was the final Beaver to earn a top-five finish as she took second in the pole vault with a leap of 9-11.25.

After wrapping up the regular season, Bemidji State will take part in the NSIC Tournament Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27.

UND Tune-Up Results
60m Dash (Prelims)
2. Alaina Hall – 7.84
3. Janice Cole – 7.87 (PR)
7. Kendra Ekereke – 8.42

60m Dash (Finals)
2. Alaina Hall – 7.86
3. Janice Cole – 7.90
7. Kendra Ekereke – 8.40

200m Dash
3. Janice Cole – 25.75 (PR)
8. Jada Barker – 28.23
9. Kendra Ekereke – 28.43

60m Hurdles
9. Faith Beck – 9.87

Long Jump
2. Alaina Hall – 4.93m/16-02.25

Pole Vault
2. Anastasia Klein – 3.03m/9-11.25
6. Megan Judge – 2.44m/8-00.25

Weight Throw
10. Elizabeth Hiltner – 13.78m/45-02.50
12. Kristen Rasmussen – 13.00m/42-08.00
14. Rafaela Rafajlovka – 12.60m/41-04.25
15. Alexis Gehrig – 11.97m/39-03.25

Shot Put
8. Kristen Rasmussen – 10.45m/34-03.50

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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).