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MSU Billings to hold spring Triathlon tryouts Monday

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Posted at 2:21 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 16:21:07-05

(MSU Billings release)

BILLINGS - The Montana State University Billings women’s triathlon program has announced they will hold individual tryouts for the spring 2020 season on Monday, January 20 in the Physical Education building. Tryouts are open to any female full-time undergraduate or graduate students who have the drive and desire to tackle this exciting new NCAA sport.

Student-athletes on the team this spring will have the opportunity to train for a series of triathlons in Napa, California set for the weekend of April 11. Scholarship opportunities at MSUB for this emerging sport for women are also available.

Tryouts will consist of a swimming and running time trial, overseen by MSUB head coach Kevin Bjerke. For more information and to register, contact Kevin Bjerke at Prospective student-athletes must pre-register by Friday, January 17 to participate.

The Yellowjackets fall triathlon schedule makes up the primary season in the sport. MSUB is off until April 12, 2020, when they are scheduled to race in the Hits Triathlon Series in Napa, California. MSUB has competed in five races through the halfway point of its inaugural season, including the NCAA Championships in Tempe, Arizona on November 16.