Emily Betz
Emily  Betz

LaCrosse, Wis.

High School:
Logan HS




Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening


Gophers Split Squad for LSU, Iowa Meets

Both meets will take place on Saturday.


Gophers Move to St. Thomas for Saturday Competition

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


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

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


Minnesota Ready for Crimson Tide Invite

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


NCAA West Preliminary Round

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)


Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota ranks 11th in the nation in the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I National Team Computer Preseason Rankings.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Get to know Gophers redshirt sophomore Shay Nielsen as Minnesota kicks off the outdoor season.

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

3/19/2018 - W. Track & Field

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team spent spring break training in Houston, Texas.

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