Prigge sets 1500m run record as Beaver Track & Field takes 12 event wins

Prigge sets 1500m run record as Beaver Track & Field takes 12 event wins
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Prigge sets 1500m run record as Beaver Track & Field takes 12 event wins

MORRIS, Minn. (Track & Field Complex) -- Junior mid-distance runner Ryne Prigge holds four Bemidji State University Track & Field indoor records and now holds one outdoor record after the team took 12 event wins at the Cougar Classic hosted by the University of Minnesota-Morris on Saturday.

Prigge grabbed a first-place finish in the 1500-meter run with a program-record time of 4:44.50. She topped the previous record by 0.60 seconds set by Tina Larson in 2013. Prigge also took first in the 800m run with a time 2:21.27.

Sophomore thrower Tierra Doss took a first and a second place finish in the shot put and hammer throw, respectively, while throwing the nation’s 23rd best mark in the shot put. She threw 43-feet-11.75-inches (13.40m) in the shot put and 144-04 (44.00m) in the hammer throw.

Junior jumper Reygan Brown earned two event wins in the high jump and triple jump. She recorded a personal record leap of 5-01.00 (1.55m) in the high jump and 34-07.75 (10.56m) in the triple jump.

Bemidji State swept the top three finishes in the 100m dash, 200m dash and 400m hurdles, high jump. On the day, 44 personal records were set while the team finished with 38 top five finishes.

100m Dash
1. Alaina Hall – 12.48
2. Janice Cole – 12.76 (PR)
3. Jada Barker – 13.06
4. Kendra Ekereke – 13.12 (PR)
7. Faith Beck – 13.51 (PR)
8. Amanda Smith – 13.85 (PR)

200m Dash
1. Janice Cole – 26.92 (PR)
2. Maryse Mbenoun – 27.46
3. Alaina Hall – 27.50 (PR)
5. Kendra Ekereke – 27.84 (PR)
6. Emily Curtice – 28.84 (PR)
7. Amanda Smith – 28.91 (PR)
9. Mckenzie Evans – 29.38 (PR)

400m Dash
1. Maryse Mbenoun – 58.66 (PR)
2. Beatrice Kjelland – 1:01.07 (PR)
4. Mckenzie Evans – 1:03.95 (PR)
6. Shannon Riegel – 1:08.67 (PR)

800m Run
1. Ryne Prigge – 2:21.27
2. Zoey Milles – 2:25.91 (PR)
7. Carol Miller – 2:40.17 (PR)
12. Emma Realing – 2:58.64 (PR)

1500m Run
1. Ryne Prigge – 4:44.50 (BSU Record/PR)
5. Mary Goodwin – 5:20.51 (PR)

100m Hurdles
1. Faith Beck – 15.90
3. Aneesa Tucker – 16.60
4. Libby Christenson – 16.65 (PR)
5. Natalie Fultz – 17.50 (PR)
7. Emily Curtice – 17.77 (PR)

400m Hurdles
1. Libby Christenson – 1:08.65 (PR)
2. Aneesa Tucker – 1:11.08 (PR)
3. Natalie Fultz – 1:12.00 (PR)
4. Ashley Kinnard – 1:17.30

4x100m Relay
1. Beatrice Kjelland, Jada Barker, Janice Cole, Alaina Hall – 49.74

High Jump
1. Reygan Brown – 1.55m/5-01.00 (PR)
2. Libby Christenson – 1.55m/5-01.00 (t-PR)
3. Rylie Bjerklie – 1.55m/5-01.00 (PR)
4. Natalie Fultz – 1.50m/4-11.00 (t-PR)
6. Emily Curtice – 1.45m/4-09.00 (PR)
9. Aneesa Tucker – 1.40m/4-07.00

Long Jump
2. Aneesa Tucker – 4.96m/16-03.25
5. Libby Christenson – 4.47m/14-08.00 (PR)
7. Natalie Fultz – 4.12m/13-06.25 (PR)
8. Emily Curtice – 3.76m/12-04.00 (PR)

Triple Jump
1. Reygan Brown – 10.56m/34-07.75

Javelin
2. Emily Curtice – 37.68m/123-07 (PR)
8. Alexis Gehrig – 23.50m/77-01 (PR)
10. Libby Christenson – 22.12m/72-07 (PR)
12. Anastasia Klein – 20.37m/66-10 (PR)
13. Aneesa Tucker – 19.91m/65-04
14. Natalie Fultz – 18.40m/60-04 (PR)
15. Ashley Kinnard – 16.42m/53-10 (PR)

Pole Vault
1. Anastasia Klein – 3.05m/10-00.25 (t-PR)

Hammer Throw
2. Tierra Doss – 44.00m/144-04 (PR)
3. Elizabeth Hiltner – 41.19m/135-01 (PR)
5. Alexis Gehrig – 36.70m/120-05
7. Rafaela Rafajlovska – 35.57m/116-08 (PR)

Shot Put
1. Tierra Doss – 13.40m/43-11.75 (PR)

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