Agnes Esser
Agnes  Esser

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
McBride, B.C.

High School:
Francis Kelsey Secondary School

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/22/1995

Experience:
1 Letter


01/30/2016

Gophers Earn Five Titles on Jack Johnson Day Two

The Gophers wrapped up action at the Jack Johnson Classic at the Minnesota Fieldhouse Saturday

01/27/2016

Jack Johnson Classic Up Next for Minnesota

The Gophers remain at home this weekend to host the annual Jack Johnson Classic on Friday and Saturday

01/23/2016

Gophers Top Badgers in Dual

Minnesota defended its Border Battle crown as the Gophers defeated the Badgers, 93-66, in the second annual dual meet

01/16/2016

Gophers Win Seven Titles at Minnesota Open

The Gophers won six individual events and the 4x400-meter relay at the season-opening Minnesota Open

01/05/2016

Gophers Enjoy Depth in Throwing Events

Assistant coach Peter Miller previews the throwing events for the Gophers

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2015 Season -- Indoor: Competed in shot put at six meets and competed in weight throw twice • finished the season ranked 10th among all-time Gopher throwers with a season-best throw of 15.21m (49-11) in shot put • won shot put at the Parents Day Invite and Minnesota Open • placed 11th in shot put with a throw of 14.13m (46-04.25) at the Big Ten Championship • recorded a season-best throw of 15.64m (51-03.75) in weight throw at the Husker Invitational.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Competed at nine meets in the shot put (five meets), discus (eight meets), and hammer throw (six meets) • recorded career-best marks in all three events at the Musco Twilight, winning the discus (54.38m, 178-05) and placing fifth in both the shot put (14.35m, 47-01.00) and the hammer throw (58.40m, 191-07) • ended the season ranked fifth in the discus (54.38m) and ninth in the hammer throw (58.40m) among all-time Gopher throwers • placed fourth in the discus (52.93m, 173-8.25) and 20th in the shot put (12.79m, 41-11.50) at the Big Ten Championships • qualified for the NCAA West Prelim in both the discus (22nd, 52.08m) and the hammer throw (40th, 54.67m).

High School: A 2013 graduate of Frances Kelsey Secondary School in Mill Bay, British Columbia • placed 12th in the discus for Team Canada at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. • won the discus title at the 2014 Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships with a throw of 46.32m • finished second in the discus and third in the shot put at the 2013 Canadian Jr. Track & Field Championships • competed for Team Canada at the 2013 Pan American Junior Athletics Championship in Medellin, Colombia, and placed fourth in the shot put and fifth in the discus • begins her collegiate career with personal bests of 14.17m in the shot put, 49.75m in the discus and 38m in the hammer • also played basketball and volleyball for Frances Kelsey Secondary.

Personal: Born August 22, 1995 • daughter of Clemens Esser and Roselyn Evans • has four siblings, Hank, Teo, Lilly and Walter • majoring in psychology • interests include fine arts, drawing and painting.

Esser's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Shot Put 49-11, 15.21m (AT-10th) Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)
Weight Throw 51-03.75, 15.64m Husker Invitational (2/6-7/15)
Esser's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Shot Put 47-01, 14.35m Musco Twilight (5/2/15)
Discus 178-05, 54.38m (AT-5th) Musco Twilight (5/2/15)
Hammer Throw 191-07, 58.40m (AT-9th) Musco Twilight (5/2/15)

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