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Beaver Fever Friday – Kelsey Hurley – Track

Five Bemidji State University track and field student-athletes set personal records Saturday as the squad took part in the Lake Superior Challenge held in Duluth, Minn. Among the five to set career marks, 13 total Beavers placed among the top five of their respective events at the event hosted by College of St. Scholastica.

Bemidji State ended the day with two student-athletes taking first place on the day, including junior Kelsey Hurley in the high jump with a mark of 4-feet-09.00-inches and sophomore Savanah Olson in the shot put with a throw of 41-07.00. Junior Christa Benson took second in the 600m run with a time of 1:44.47 while junior Samara Tobeck took second in the weight throw with a personal record toss of 48-08.75.

In the lone relay of the day, the team of Benson, Hurley, freshman Venice Stewart and freshman Aneesa Tucker took second in the 4x400m with a time of 4:16.49.

The Beavers return to action next weekend with two days of events at the South Dakota State University Classic held in Brookings, S.D.

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