North Iowa Area Community College
Lauren is a 2019 graduate of BHS and ran cross country for three years. She was a captain as a senior and had a great senior season. This fall, Lauren is running for North Iowa Area Community College-a strong junior college Cross Country program!
Stephanie is a 2019 graduate of Blaine High School and ran Cross Country her senior year. This fall, Steph is starting her first year of collegiate Cross Country at Luther College. Good luck Steph-we can't wait to see how you do!
University of Minnesota-Duluth
Nicholas is a 2019 graduate of Blaine High School and ran cross country for three years. This fall, Nic is running for the Bulldogs at University of Minnesota, Duluth. He is off to a great start this fall, placing 5th for his team at the Oz Memorial hosted by the U of M Twin Cities on September 6th!
South Dakota State UniversityBen is a 2018 graduate of BHS and was a captain and All-State athlete for Blaine. Ben ran on the team for 6 years and was varsity from 2013-2018 (could have been 2012 as well but was prevented by School Board Policy). He is #3 on the long running All-Time list for the Bengal Cross Country team. Ben will be running for the Division 1 Jackrabbits this fall. We should get a chance to see him race at Griak in September!
St. Olaf CollegeEllen is also a 2018 Bengal graduate. She was a 4 year varsity team member and served as a captain as a senior. Ellen is #3 on our All-Time list for 5k. Ellen will be running for Division 3 St. Olaf, right in Minnesota! We hope to get a chance to see her at a meet nearby!
Bethel UniversityCarter is a 2017 graduate and was a captain for the Bengals in the 2016 season. Carter ran for the Bengals for 6 years-ever since 7th grade!. He is currently running for the Bethel Royals (my alma mater!). We can't wait to see everything Carter accomplishes at Bethel, both on and off the course!
UW-LaCrosseSam (pictured here with BHS grad/track alum Aubrey Shepard) is a 2016 graduate of BHS and ran on the cross country team for three years. She is now continuing her cross country experience at University of Wisconsin LaCrosse. LaCrosse is one of the top XC programs in the nation. Good luck Sam, we're so proud of you!! (Sam is taking the 2018 season off to recover from injury)
Bethel UniversityKatie is a 2014 Blaine High School graduate and was a 2013 captain for the Blaine Cross Country team. Katie ran cross country at Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN.