Emma Spagnola, Emerald Egwim, Titania Markland, Agnes Esser, and Madeline Strandemo secured NCAA Championship berths
Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim
Nineteen Gophers have secured 23 entries in 14 different events at the 2018 NCAA West Prelim
No. 10 Minnesota won the program's third outdoor and seventh overall Big Ten team title on Sunday.
Madeline Strandemo, Kiley Sabin, and Ashley Ramacher earned runner-up finishes to lead Minnesota on day two of the B1G Championship
Photos from the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (By Walt Middleton)
2018 Season - Indoor: Competed at seven meets, including three appearances in the pentathlon • NCAA Indoor Championship qualifier in long jump but did not record a mark • broke Minnesota's indoor program record in the long jump with a career-best leap of 6.56m (21-06.25) to win the event at The Dual • placed sixth in long jump (5.95m, 19-06.25) and competed in the pentathlon but did not finish the event at the Big Ten Championship • recorded a season-best time of 8.65 seconds in the 60m hurdles in the B1G pentathlon • recorded a season-best score of 3,711 in the pentathlon to place fourth at the Jack Johnson Classic • recorded a career-best throw of 14.68m (48-02.00) in the shot put during the Jack Johnson Classic pentathlon • recorded a season-best time of 2:32.86 in the 800m in the SDSU Holiday Invite pentathlon • cleared a season-best mark of 1.60m (5-03.00) in high jump at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational • ended the season ranked first in long jump (6.56m, 21-06.25), fifth in 60m hurdles (8.65), and ninth in pentathlon (3,711) among all-time Gophers.
2016-17 • Sophomore Season: Competed at six meets for Barton during the indoor season • repeated as NJCAA national champion in the pentathlon with a score of 3,943 points and placed fifth in the 60m hurdles (8.71), eighth in shot put (13.77m, 45-02.25), 12th in long jump (5.46m, 17-11), and 13th in high jump (1.61m, 5-03.25) at the 2017 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships • competed at five meets during the outdoor season • repeated as NJCAA national champion in the javelin (career-best 48.92m, 160-06) and heptathlon (5,227) and placed seventh in the 100m hurdles (14.46), and 11th in shot put (12.44m, 40-09.75) at the 2017 NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships • named NJCAA First Team Field All-American in pentathlon, javelin, and heptathlon.
2015-16 • Freshman Season: Began collegiate career at Barton Community College in great Bend, Kan. • competed at six meets during the indoor season with appearances in the 60m hurdles, 800m, 4x400m relay, shot put, high jump, long jump, and pentathlon • won NJCAA national title in the pentathlon with a national record 4,003 points, finished as national runner-up in the 60m hurdles (8.58) and placed fourth in long jump (5.69m, 18-08.00) at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships • competed at six meets with appearances in the 100m, 200m, 800m, 100m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put, javelin, and heptathlon • won heptathlon with a career-best 5,397 points at the West Texas A&M Classic and Multi • two-time NJCAA national champion outdoors, winning javelin with a throw of 45.10m (147-11) and winning the heptathlon with a score of 5,201 along with placing eighth in both the 100m hurdles (14.54) and shot put (career-best 14.23m, 46-08.25) at the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships • named NJCAA First Team Field All-American in pentathlon, javelin, and heptathlon and NJCAA Second Team Track All-American in 60m hurdles.
High School: A 2015 graduate of St. Andrew Technical High School • competed in track & field and netball in high school.
Personal: Born March 10, 1996 • daughter of June Lee and Lawrence • has three siblings, Kanika, Ramona, and Dian • intends to study sociology.
|Champagnie's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|800m||2:30.43||Before Minnesota (2017)|
|60m Hurdles||8.47||Before Minnesota (2017)|
|High Jump||1.70m, 5-07.00||Before Minnesota (2016)|
|Long Jump||6.56m, 21-06.25 (AT-1st)||Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/13/18)|
|Shot Put||14.68m, 48-02.00||Jack Johnson Classic (1/26/18)|
|Pentathlon||4,003||Before Minnesota (2016)|
|Champagnie's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|100m||12.72||Before Minnesota (2016)|
|200m||25.32||Before Minensota (2016)|
|800m||2:37.26||Before Minnesota (2017)|
|100m Hurdles||14.12||Before Minnesota (2016)|
|High Jump||1.66m||Before Minnesota (2017)|
|Long Jump||5.53m, 18-01.50||Before Minnesota (2016)|
|Shot Put||14.23m, 46-08.25||Before Minnesota (2016)|
|Javelin||48.92m, 160-06||Before Minnesota (2017)|
|Heptathlon||5,397||Before Minnesota (2016)|
Five More Gophers Advance
5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field
Emma Spagnola, Emerald Egwim, Titania Markland, Agnes Esser, and Madeline Strandemo secured NCAA Championship berths on day two of the NCAA West Prelim.
Four Gophers Advance to NCAA Finals
5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field
Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim.
Going Pro: Emerald Egwim
5/23/2018 - W. Track & Field
Women's track student-athlete Emerald Egwim has been preparing for life after athletics even before she ran for the Golden Gophers.