Emily Betz  
Emily Betz

Hometown:
LaCrosse, Wis.

High School:
Logan HS

Position:
Javelin


04/19/2013

Gophers Split Squad for LSU, Iowa Meets

Both meets will take place on Saturday.

04/12/2013

Gophers Move to St. Thomas for Saturday Competition

Originally scheduled for Concordia-St. Paul, the meet has moved indoors.

04/06/2013

Brooks' 800-Meter PR Highlights Gophers' Third-Place Finish at Alabama

Todea-Kay Willis and Paige Orcutt earned event titles for Minnesota.

04/04/2013

Minnesota Ready for Crimson Tide Invite

The Alabama meet will be the Gophers' first scored competition of the season.

03/17/2013

Gophers Win Eight Events at UNLV Invitational

Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.

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 .

CAREER BEST
Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
Meet
Javelin 151-2 (46.08m) Big Ten (5/11/13)