Elizabeth (Backes) Herberg

Class of 1981

Tennis, Basketball, Track
  • Ten time letter winner with four in track and three each in basketball and tennis
  • Captain for Tennis, Basketball and Track
  • Sub-Section Tennis Doubles Champion in 1980 and 1981
  • D-C Tennis Team MVP in 1981
  • Wright County All-Conference in Basketball two times 
  • D-C Basketball Team MVP in 1980 and 1981
  • Team Best Free Throw Percentage in 1981
  • Third All Time in School History for Rebounds in a Season with 239
  • Fifth All Time in School History for Rebounds in a Career with 558
  • Eighth All Time in School History for Most Points in a Career with 704
  • Wright County Conference Basketball Champions and District 20 Basketball Champions in 1979
  • D-C Track Team MVP in1980 and 1981
  • School Records in the 1600 and 3200 Meter Runs
  • Wright County Conference Track Team Champions- 1981
  • District 20 Track Team Champions in1979 and 1981
  • District 20 Champion in the One Mile in 1978
  • District 20 Champion in the One Mile and Second in Region 5A in1979
  • District 20 Champion in the 800 Meter Run in 1980 and Second in1981
  • Region 5A Third Place in the 800 Meter Run in 1981
  • District 20 Champion in the High Jump in 1980 and 1981
  • Region 5A Third Place in the High Jump in 1981
  • District 20 Champion in the 1600 Meter Run in 1980 and 1981
  • Region 5A Champion in the 1600 Meter Run in 1980
  • Region 5A Second Place in the 1600 Meter Run in 1981
  • District 20 Champion in the 3200 Meter Run in 1981
  • Four time State Track Entrant with a Fifth Place in the One Mile, Sixth Place in the 880 Relay, and a
  • Sixth and Seventh Place in the 1600 Meter Run 
  • Bemidji State University (BSU) member of Cross Country (1983) and Track (1982-84) teams
  • Four time BSU letter winner with one in cross country and three in track
  • Named Northern Sun Conference Track All Conference four times with one in cross country and three in track
  • Held or currently holds BSU Records in the 800 Meters, 1600 Meter Run, 1600 Meter Relay and High Jump
  • NAIA Division II Cross Country National Championship Qualifier placing in top 100 of 300 participants
  • NAIA Division II Track National Championship Qualifier in the 800 Meter Dash in 1984
INDUCTED 2012