Beaver Fever Friday – Anastasia Klein – Track

Beavers win nine events, while Goodwin improves her program record in the mile at Lake Superior Challenge

It was a strong day for the Beavers with seven student-athletes placing first, along with a relay win

Entering the third indoor meet of the new year, the Bemidji State University Women’s Track and Field team continues to post top marks. The Beavers came away with nine event wins, while Mary Goodwin was at it again improving her program record in the mile Saturday during the Lake Superior Challenge in Duluth, Minn.

Goodwin improved on what is her own program record in the mile when she won the event on Saturday crossing with a time of 5:10.10. That becomes the new program record after posting a time of 5:11.25 during the Twin Ports Open. Carol Miller was the next Beaver across in the mile with a time of 5:38.84 to place fourth. Nadia Vaughn gave Bemidji State three top-five finishers in the event when she crossed at 5:48.41 to place fifth. Gwendoline Yuoso came in seventh with a time of 5:55.55. Callier Ressler rounded out the Beavers in the event placing 10th with a time of 5:57.77.

Another first-place finish for Tierra Doss in the shot put as she won the event with a distance o 44-05.50. Zayda Priebe wasn’t far behind hitting a mark of 37-05.25 to place third. Mikenna Pattrin nearly matched Priebe’s mark with a distance of 37-02.50 to come in fourth and a new personal-best. Alexis Gehrig equaled her personal-best in the event with a distance of 30-10.25. Cassidy Schmidt came in 14th with a throw of 28-08.50 and Natalie Fultz in 15th with a mark of 28-00. For Fultz, it was a new season-best in the event.

The Beavers qualified two in the 60-meter with Alaina Hall posting a time of 7.83 and Olivia Olson at 8.23. Abbie Disbrow also competed in the event, just missing a qualifying time coming in at 8.57. Hall then trimmed even more time off in the finals, winning the event with a time of 7.72, just off her PR of 7.69. Olson came in sixth with a time of 8.28.

Hall also competed in the 200-meter winning the event with a new season-best time of 26.11.

Abby Syverson cut nearly two seconds off her PR time in the 600-meter when she won the event with a time of 1:39.57.

Alexis Erickson competed in the 1,000 for the first time and won the event with a time of 3:02.06.

Anastasia Klein won the pole vault with a mark of 10-05.25. Olson also hit the same mark of 10-05.25 to come in second.

Josie Aitken, Erickson, Syverson and Fultz then combined to win the 4×400 relay with a time of 4:02.40, which is a new season-best time for the Beavers.

Fultz won the high jump reaching a height of 5-02.25. Erickson wasn’t far behind clearing a mark of 5-00.25 to come in third.

Fultz closed her busy day running in the 60-meter hurdles where she placed fifth with a time of 10.16.

Aitken set a new PR with a time of 1:01.47 to come in runner-up in the 400-meters.

Maggie McCarthy added a new PR in the 800-meters with a time of 2:30.40 to come in fifth.

Disbrow hit a new PR in the long jump reaching a distance of 16-01.50 to come in third. Fultz placed fifth in the event hitting a distance of 15-08.25.

Disbrow, competing in the triple jump for the first time this indoor season, came in runner-up with a mark of 33-03.00.

Pattrin hit a new PR mark in the weight throw leading the Beavers in the event when she placed runner-up with a distance of 52-06.00. Gehrig Gehrig was close to her PR in the event coming in fifth with a distance of 44-06.75. Priebe set a new PR with a distance of 34-09.75 to come in 14th. Rounding out the competitors for the Beavers was Schmidt who also posted a new PR mark of 32-04.75 to come in 15th.

Bemidji State also ran a second 4×400 relay team of Lily Johnson, Vaughn, Goodwin and Amanda Smith who came in fifth with a time of 4:30.50.

BSU will travel to South Dakota this coming Friday and Saturday when they will compete in the SDSU Indoor Challenge in Brookings, S.D.