Kaitlyn Long won the weight throw and the Gophers finished as runners-up in the 600m, mile, and pole vault
Karlie Place finished as pole vault runner-up to lead Minnesota on day one of the Big Ten Championship
Titania Markland won the 800m in a career-best 2:07.12 to lead the Gophers on day two at the Music City Challenge
Minnesota won the 600m and 5,000m on day one of the Power Five Invite hosted by Michigan
Titania Markland led the way in the 800m and anchored Minnesota's runner-up 4x400m relay team on Saturday
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Ballard High School in Huxley, Iowa, where she competed for coaches Scott Barth, Marian Kohut, Mike Carr, and Jenna Nosekabel • four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • earned four top-eight finishes at the Iowa High School Cross Country 3A State Championship, including a runner-up finish as a junior in 2014 (14:55 for 4K), fifth-place finishes in both 2013 (15:02 for 4K) and 2015 (19:20 for 5K), and an eighth-place showing as a freshman in 2012 (15:01 for 4K) • led Ballard to a fifth-place team finish at the state championship as a junior in 2014 and took 14th as a team as a senior in 2015 • four-time Raccoon River Conference champion in cross country • owns high school cross country personal bests of 14:35 for 4K (2013) and 18:40 for 5K (2015) • nine-time state meet qualifier on the track, competing in the 800m, 1,500m, and 3,000m and collecting six top-five finishes • won the 3,000m (10:08.29), was runner-up in the 1,500m (4:41.27), and took third in the 800m (2:15.42) to lead Ballard to a seventh-place team finish at the 2016 Iowa High School Track & Field 3A State Championship • placed third in the 800m (2:16) and seventh in the 1,500m (4:50) at the state championship as a junior in 2015 • took fifth in both the 800m and 1,500m at the state meet as a sophomore in 2014 • finished sixth in the 1,500m and 11th at the state meet as a freshman in 2013 • eight-time Raccoon River Conference champion in track & field, earning three titles in both the 800m and 1,500m • holds Ballard HS records in the 800m, 1,500m, and 3,000m • owns high school personal bests of 2:15.4 in the 800m, 4:40 in the 1,500m, 5:07 in the mile, and 10:08 in the 3,000m, all set in 2016.
Personal: Born June 24, 1998 • daughter of Marian Kohut and David Jackson • has two siblings, Luke and Noah • intends to major in Neuroscience and Spanish • mother Marian ran one year collegiate cross country and track & field at the University of Chicago • father David ran four years of collegiate cross country and track & field at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point • was valedictorian of her class at Ballard High School • National Merit Finalist, National Honor Society member, and honor roll student • competed in figure skating for eight years and participated in band and chorus during high school.
|Kohut-Jackson's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:17.45 (UA)||St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)|
|Mile||4:55.97 (UA)||Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)|
|3,000m||10:01.36 (UA)||Minnesota Open (1/14/17)|
|Kohut-Jackson's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:12.22 (UA)||Janis Rider Invite (4/29/17)|
|1,500m||4:35.55 (UA)||Holst Invitational (4/22/17)|
|3,000m Steeplechase||11:12.20 (UA)||BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)|
Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11
3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota ranks 11th in the nation in the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I National Team Computer Preseason Rankings.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen
3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field
Get to know Gophers redshirt sophomore Shay Nielsen as Minnesota kicks off the outdoor season.
Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training
3/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team spent spring break training in Houston, Texas.