Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship
2018 Season – Indoor: Competed unattached at two meets.
2018 Season – Outdoor: Competed unattached at two meets.
High School: A 2017 graduate of Champlin Park High School where she competed for coaches Doug Swenson, Matt Hoelz, and Mark O’Neill • three-sport letterwinner who played soccer and basketball in addition to track & field • seven-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier with three top-five finishes in long jump and one in triple jump • won 2015 Minnesota state title in long jump as a sophomore (18-10.75) along with placing fifth as a senior and second as a freshman • took fifth in state in triple jump as a sophomore (36-04.50) • placed ninth in the 4x100m relay as a freshman and earned two top-10 state finishes as a member of Champlin Park’s 4x200m relay • three-time all-conference and two-time all-state honoree in track & field • six-time Northwest Suburban Conference champion in long jump (2014, 2015, 2017), triple jump (2015), and the 4x200m relay (2015, 2017) • holds Champlin Park school records in long jump, triple jump, and the 4x100m relay • owns high school personal-best marks of 18-11.50 in long jump, 38-01.75 in triple jump, 5-04 in high jump, and 12.9 in the 100m • won long jump title at 2015 AAU Junior Nationals • all-conference soccer player who was named team MVP as a sophomore • played basketball for four years, serving as captain for two years and earning three all-conference awards and one academic all-state nod.
Personal: Born January 19, 1999 • daughter of Keri and Darryl Gerads • has one sister, Grace • intends to study kinesiology • enjoys listening to music, drawing, hanging out with friends, and trying new foods • National Honor Society member • high honor student • academic letterwinner.
|Gerads's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|High Jump||1.50m, 4-11.00 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)|
|Long Jump||5.05m, 16-07.00 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)|
|Shot Put||12.26m, 40-02.75 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)|
|Gerads's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|200m||26.90 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (5/2/18)|
|100m Hurdles||16.01 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (5/2/18)|
|High Jump||1.58m, 5-02.25 (UA)||Janis Rider Invite (4/28/18)|
|Long Jump||5.48m, 17-11.75 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (5/2/18)|
|Javelin||25.18m, 82-07 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (5/2/18)|
Strandemo, Spagnola Set for USA Championship
6/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
Madeline Strandemo and Emma Spagnola are set to compete at the USA Track & Field Senior Outdoor Championships this week.
Ramacher Named B1G Freshman of the Year
6/13/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers redshirt freshman Ashley Ramacher has been named the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year.
Gophers Take 12th in Program of the Year Race
6/12/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota was one of 15 NCAA Division I women's programs honored by the USTFCCCA in this year's Program of the Year standings.