Nick Ross | Sports and Outdoors Editor | 02/09/2011
Kristi Buerkle – Women’s Track
Kristi Buerkle is this week’s Northern Student female athlete of the week. Buerkle won three events at the Beaver Classic last weekend: the 60-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and the 400-meter dash. Her wins added in part to the BSU team’s combined wins in 19 events.
Buerkle, a senior from Stacy, Minn., has a BSU career of winning and creating records while at Bemidji, and has continued her winning ways thus far this season.
Jordan George – Men’s Hockey
Jordan George is this week’s Northern Student male athlete of the week. George was the lone offensive spark in the Beavers overtime loss on Friday night, and contributed 2 more goals, including the game-winner on Saturday night.
George is leading the Beavers in scoring this season, and has had an excellent season, to follow up a great freshmen season. George, a sophomore from Madison, Wisc., has 12 goals and 15 assists for 27 points.