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


05/04/2016

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight

04/30/2016

Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week

Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday

04/23/2016

Gophers Set Six Program Top-10 Marks

Minnesota continued its record-breaking weekend on day two of the Virginia Challenge Saturday

04/22/2016

Gophers Rewrite Top-10 Lists in Virginia

Minnesota posted all-time top-10 marks in the hammer throw, 3,000m steeple chase, and 400m run Friday

04/19/2016

Virginia Challenge Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., this Friday and Saturday

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2016 Season -- Indoor: Competed at four meets, including one appearance in the shot put and four appearances in the weight throw • season-best marks in both events came at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual with a throw of 13.64m (44-09.00) for sixth place in the shot and a career-best throw of 19.25m (63-02.00) in the weight to place third and move into fifth among all-time Gophers • placed 14th in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championship with a throw of 18.38m (60-03.75).

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 (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Shot Put 49-11, 15.21m Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)
Weight Throw 63-02.00, 19.25m (AT-5th) Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/23/16)
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)

MORE HEADLINES

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

5/4/2016

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight on Wednesday.

Two Local Meets Up Next For Gophers

5/3/2016

Minnesota competes at the St. Thomas Tommie Twilight and the Hamline Meet of the Un-Saintly this week.

Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week

4/30/2016

The Minnesota women's track & field team competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday.

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