Minnesota's throwers and heptathletes competed Friday in Athens, Ga.
Devin Stanford won the hammer throw and the discus to lead Minnesota
Senior Alena Brooks leads the Gophers to a fourth-place B1G team finish
Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota
Junior Devin Stanford took fourth in the weight throw with a lifetime best mark
2014 Season: Named team captain.
2013 Season - Indoor: Tied for 11th in high jump at the Big Ten Championships, clearing 5-6 to tie the best jump on the team during the indoor season also finished 14th in the pentathlon (2,907 points) set personal records in three events at Big Tens best pentathlon score of 3,390 came at the Iowa State Classic won the pentathlon shot put at the Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Finished eighth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships with the seventh-best point total in school history (4,916) set PRs in five of seven events there also competed in high jump at the Big Ten meet finished third in the heptathlon at the Kansas Relays, highlighted by runner-up finishes in the 800m and shot put second in the 100m hurdles at the Hamline Invite.
2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Eastview High School high school coach was JorJean Fischer two-time all-conference champion in the triple jump (2009, 2010) conference champion in the triple jump her senior year two-time conference champion in the 100m (2009, 2010) four-time all-conference honoree (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) four-time all-state honoree (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) holds high school record for the 100m, triple jump, 4X100m and 4X200m all-conference forward in basketball lettered in track and field, basketball and soccer.
Personal: Born on November 4, 1992 intends to major in nursing daughter of Jon and Wendy Beckman twin sister Amanda is also a member of the Gophers' track and field team has two other siblings, Danny and Molly hobbies include lifeguarding and spending time with family.
% indicates mark as part of multi-event competition