Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
This year's tally is the highest in team history.
2012 Season - Indoor: Ran the 5,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic (17:35.76). Outdoor: Competed in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships finished sixth in the 10,000m at the Drake Relays (35:43.39) finished ninth in the 5,000m at the San Francisco Distance Carnival (17:13.56) finished 12th in the 3,000m at the Arkansas Invitational (10:22.99) Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season - Indoor:ran a 5:09.85 mile at the Parents Day Open and finished eighth competed in the 3,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 10:06.52 took third in the 5,000 meters at the Jack Johnson with a time of 17:56.67.Outdoor:ran a 10:29.76 at the Jim Click Shootout competed at the Big Ten Championships and finished the 10,000 meters with a time of 37:14.32 ran a lifetime best 36:20 at the Mt. Sac Invitational.
High School:A 2009 graduate of Whitefish Bay High School · high school coaches are Mike Miller and Candance Costa · a four-time all-state performer in cross country · finished 10th as a senior helping team to Wisconsin Division 1 state title · placed eighth as a junior as team was runner-up · advanced to state track meet as a sophomore and junior in the 2-mile run · four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track.
Personal:Born Dec. 21, 1990 · English major · daughter of Tom and Cheri Talajkowski · father played collegiate golf at Wisconsin · has siblings Molly and Noah · enjoys outdoor activities, art, and spending time with family and friends.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Lindsey Smits
Lindsey Smits reflects on her breakthrough season, during which she took over three seconds off her 400m hurdles time.
Gopher Trio Races Internationally
Titania Markland, Kimberly Golding, and Emerald Egwim competed for their respective countries over the weekend.
Gophers Wrap Up USATF Championships
Ashley Ramacher, Taylor Wiebke, and alum Jamie Cheever competed on days two and three of the USATF Outdoor Junior and Senior Championships.