Action continues at the NCAA West Preliminary Friday and Saturday
Eighteen Gophers will represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim this week
Seven Gophers have qualified in multiple events, including Devin Stanford, Ke-ke Burks and Agnes Esser in the disc and hammer
Many of the Gophers will compete in their final meet of the season this weekend
The Minnesota throwers led the way with three event titles in Iowa on Saturday
2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran five races • ran a career-best 2:10.95 in the 800m for 11th place at the Big Ten championships • ran a career-best 4:53.01 in the mile at the Iowa State Classic • posted a career-best time of 10:37.45 in lone 3,000m run of the season at the Minnesota Open • ran 1,600m leg of sixth-place distance medley relay at the Meyo Invitational.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran 10 races • ran career-best times in the 800m (2:07.42) and 1,500m (4:32.09) • finished third in the 800m in a career-best 2:07.42 at the Musco Twilight to rank seventh among all-time Gopher 800m runners • placed 10th in the 800m (2:09.14) at the Big Ten Championships • qualified for the NCAA West Prelim in the 800m and finished 36th (2:11.17) • finished second in the 1,500m at the Jaguar Challenge in a career-best 4:32.09 • ran on the sixth-place 4x800m relay (8:43.18) at Drake Relays to rank eighth in program history • ran on fifth-place 4x1,600m relay team at Drake Relays to rank 10th all-time (19:24.88).
2014 Season: Did not compete.
2013 Season: Did not compete.
2012 Season: Did not compete.
2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A graduate of Totino-Grace High School • coached by Chris Beach • competed in four years of soccer, one season of cross country, and four seasons of track & field • two-time letterwinner in soccer and earned all-conference honors in 2009 • 2009 Minnesota Class AA state competitor in cross country • finished second in the conference, fourth in the section and placed 27th at the state meet • team placed first at the conference and section meet • four-time letterwinner in track & field • 2008 4x800m relay finished fourth • 2009 finished ninth in the 800m • 2010 4x800m finished sixth, also finished seventh in the 800m • earned all-state honors 2008-2010.
Personal: Born October 5, 1991 • majoring in English • daughter of Hugh and Susan McSherry • has seven younger siblings • enjoys turtles and exploring.
|McSherry's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|800m||2:10.95||Big Ten Championship (2/27/15)|
|Mile||4:53.01||Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)|
|3,000m||10:37.45||Minnesota Open (1/17/15)|
|McSherry's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|800m||2:07.42 (AT-7th)||Musco Twilight (5/2/15)|
|1,500m||4:32.09||Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)|
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