Abby Lange
Abby  Lange

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Stillwater HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/27/1997


05/12/2017

Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one

04/28/2017

Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College

Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night

04/27/2017

Distance Gophers Open Competition at Drake

Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night

04/13/2017

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Abby Lange

Gophers redshirt freshman Abby Lange reflects on her transition to collegiate running, including making her Big Ten debut

04/08/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races • made Big Ten Championship debut with a 12th-place finish in the mile in a career-best 4:55.02 • ran a career-best 2:18.40 in the 800m as runner-up at the St. Thomas Invite • ran a career-best 10:34.97 in the 3,000m at the Minnesota Open.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran seven races • placed 21st in the 1,500m (4:40.44) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 2:14.19 to place third in the 800m at the Kip Janvrin Open • ran a career-best 4:35.45 in the 1,500m and ran on third-place 4x800m relay (9:01.41) at the Raleigh Relays • led off sixth-place 4x1600m relay (19:40.84) at the Drake Relays.

2016 Season - Indoor: Ran one race while competing unattached.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races while competing unattached.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Stillwater High School where she ran for coach Dawn Podolske • four-time letterwinner and 2014-15 captain in both cross country and track & field • two-time Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship individual qualifier, placing 27th as a sophomore and 98th as a junior • academic all-state honoree as a sophomore in 2012 • two-time Cross Country All-American at USATF Junior Olympics • three-time Suburban East Conference champion and all-conference honoree in cross country in 2011, 2012, and 2013 • has a personal-best time of 14:37 in the 4K • named Track & Field All-American in the 1,600m at the 2010 Hershey Track & Field Games • two-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant in the 4x800m relay, placing third as a senior and 15th as a freshman • named all-state in 2015 and All-Suburban East Conference honoree in 2011 in track & field • holds Stillwater school record in the 4x800m relay at 9:21 • owns high school personal-best times of 2:20 in the 800m, 5:16 in the mile, and 11:34 in the 3,200m • member of CORK (Central Oregon Running Klub) from 2007-10 • Nordic skiing letterwinner as a freshman.

Personal: Born May 27, 1997 • daughter of Nicole Lange and Douglas Lange • has three siblings, Jack, Tanner, and Connor • Physiology major • mother Nicole played college soccer at UW-Green Bay from 1990-92 • enjoys reading, painting, being outdoors, hiking, camping, canoeing, being on the lake, volunteering, and traveling • A Honor Roll member, academic letterwinner, AP Scholar with Honors, and top 10% honoree.

Lange's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:18.40 St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)
Mile 4:55.02 Big Ten Championship (2/24/17)
3,000m 10:34.97 Minnesota Open (1/14/17)
Lange's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:14.19 Kip Janvrin Open (4/28/17)
1,500m 4:35.45 Raleigh Relays (3/24/17)
3,000m 11:21.60 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)

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