The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening
Both meets will take place on Saturday.
Originally scheduled for Concordia-St. Paul, the meet has moved indoors.
Todea-Kay Willis and Paige Orcutt earned event titles for Minnesota.
The Alabama meet will be the Gophers' first scored competition of the season.
Photos by Becky Miller
Career Highlights: Three-time NCAA West Prelims competitor owns a career best of 151-2 (46.08m), No. 9 in school history has a career high 18-1 mark in the long jump back in 2010 at the UW-River Falls Brooks Classic.
2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 36th in javelin at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with a throw of 136-5 (41.57m) placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-record throw of 151-2 (46.08m), which ranks ninth in school history fourth at Alabama (146-1) won at the Meet of the Unsaintly and Hamline Twilight 16th at the Drake Relays.
2012 Season - Outdoor: Finished sixth in the javelin at the Big Ten Championships with a throw of 145-4 (44.31m), the 10th-best in school history finished second at the Hamline Invite finished third at the Steve Scott Invitational (140-9) fourth at both the Bulldog Invitational (141-6) and Arkansas Invitational (140-6) Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season - Indoor: Won the long jump with a leap of 18-1 at the Northwest Open. Outdoor: Competed in nine meets in the javelin won the Hamline Invite with a toss of 142-8 (43.49m) placed 27th at the NCAA West Prelim with her best throw of the season at 143-9 (43.82m) varsity letterwinner.
2010 Season - Indoor: Competed in five meets won the UW-River Falls Brooks Classic title in the long jump with a career-best leap of 18-0 1/2. Outdoor: Competed in seven meets in the javelin placed third in the Big Ten Championships with a throw of 131-10 placed second at the Iowa Musco Twilight Meet with a season-best throw of 136-5 Academic All-Big Ten honoree varsity letterwinner.
2009 Season: Redshirted in the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Personal: Born Aug., 3, 1990 majoring in kinesiology daughter of Becky Prichett and Mike Betz has siblings Nick, Luke and Katie and a younger brother, Isaac .
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)
|Javelin||151-2 (46.08m)||Big Ten (5/11/13)|
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