Minnesota will compete at Hamline, Drake, UC San Diego and Macalester this week
Jess Herauf set a new Minnesota program record in the heptathlon with 5,912 points
The four Gopher heptathletes are in action at the Virginia Challenge this weekend
Minnesota will compete in two meets at Baylor and Stanford this weekend
Minnesota opened the 2015 outdoor season on the road Friday afternoon
2015 Season - Indoor: Recorded a career-best 3,592 points in the pentathlon to place seventh at the Big Ten Championship and rank eighth in Minnesota history • set career-bests in the 800m (2:30.97) and shot put (11.69m, 38-04.25) at Big Tens • ran a season-best 8.93 in the 60m hurdles and won high jump at the Parents Day Invite • cleared a season-best 1.63m (5-04.25) in high jump at the Iowa State Classic.
2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded a season-best 3,531 points in the pentathlon for 10th place at the Big Ten championship • finished the season ranked ninth in pentathlon (3,531) and tied for 10th in high jump (5-7, 1.70m) among the Gopher all-time indoor ranks • set season-bests in 800m (2:33.82), 60m hurdles (8.88) and long jump (17-10.75, 5.41m) at Big Ten championship • recorded a season best in high jump (5-07.00, 1.70m) for third place at Iowa State Classic • recorded a season-best 35-04.00 (10.77m) in the shot put and scored 3,504 points for third place in pentathlon at Jack Johnson Classic.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed at six meets, including two appearances in the heptathlon • finished seventh in the heptathlon with a season-best 4,908 points and placed ninth in the high jump with a season-best jump of 5-07.25 (1.71m) at Big Ten Championships • set season bests in the shot put (38-03.25, 11.66m), long jump (17-09.00, 5.41m) and 100m hurdles (14.55) in the heptathlon at Big Tens • finished 11th in the heptathlon with 4,724 points at Spec Towns Invite, including season-bests in the 200m (25.07), 800m (2:30.38) and javelin (101-04, 30.88m) • finished the season ranked ninth in the heptathlon (4,908 points) and 10th in high jump (5-07.25, 1.71m) among Gophers all-time • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A graduate of Manitowoc Lutheran High School • three-time Wisconsin Division 3 state champion, winning long jump (2011), 100m (2012) and high jump (2012) • winning long jump in 2011 was personal record of 17-5 3/4 • 2010, 2011 and 2012 all-state honoree, with 10 top-three finishes overall • 2011 and 2012 Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter All-Area Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year • 2011 Holy Family Memorial Manitowoc County Breakthrough Athlete of the Year • eight-time Olympian Conference champion: three times in high jump, twice in the 100m, and once each in the 200m, 4x200m relay and long jump • holds three conference records and six school records • two-time state cross country qualifier • class salutatorian and MLHS Academic Honor Roll honoree with a 4.0 GPA • National Merit Scholarship finalist • recipient of Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born August 23, 1994 • daughter of Tom and Ann Winter • has two siblings, Rachel and Nolan • enrolled in the Carlson School of Management • majoring in Public & Nonprofit Management and Finance • enjoys dance, music, theatre, reading, and camping.