Emerald Egwim won the 400m to lead the Golden Gophers on day three of the Big Ten Championship Sunday
Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championship
Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday
Minnesota won 10 event titles to edge host Kansas for the team title at the KU Relays Quadrangular Saturday
Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic
2017 Season - Indoor: Ran 14 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 4x400m relay • ran career bests in the 200m (24.84) and 400m (55.64) at the Music City Challenge • placed 16th in the 400m (56.00) at the Big Ten Championship • ran on the winning 4x400m relay team at the Music City Challenge, running 3:39.59 to rank fifth in program history • ran on winning 4x400m relay team (3:44.23) at Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran 11 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • placed 18th in the 400m in a career-best 55.51 at the Big Ten Championship • led off fourth-place 4x400m relay at the Big Ten Championship • ran a season-best 25.39 in the 200m at the Bulls Invitational.
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran 12 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • ran career-best times in the 200m (25.69) and 400m (57.22) at the ISU Classic • placed 24th in the 400m (57.57) at the Big Ten Championship • won the 400m (57.32) at the Parents Day Invite • ran on the first-place 4x400m relay team at both the Minnesota Open (3:53.74) and Parents Day Invite (3:58.02).
2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran seven races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • won both the 200m (24.86) and the 400m (56.58) in career-best times at the Holst Invitational • won the 200m at the Tommie Twilight (25.14).
2015 Season: Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Prior Lake High School • member of Minnesota Class AA state champion 4x200m relay team as a junior and state runner-up 4x200m relay team as a senior • 2013 all-state and all-conference honoree • finished fifth in state in 200m and 4x400m relay in 2014 • team placed sixth as a sophomore, third as a junior and fifth as a senior at the Minnesota Class AA state meet • member of Prior Lake's school record-holding 4x100m relay team.
Personal: Born March 8, 1996 • daughter of Maria Santos • has three siblings, Bolaji, Bolanle and Babs • given name is Maryam Jinadu.
|Jinadu's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|200m||24.84||Music City Challenge (2/10/17)|
|400m||55.64||Music City Challenge (2/11/17)|
|Jinadu's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|100m||12.70 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)|
|200m||24.86||Holst Invitational (4/16/16)|
|400m||55.51||Big Tens (5/13/17)|
Gophers Wrap Up USATF Championships
Ashley Ramacher, Taylor Wiebke, and alum Jamie Cheever competed on days two and three of the USATF Outdoor Junior and Senior Championships.
Murphy, Alums Compete at USATF Championships
Nicolle Murphy competed in her first meet in nearly an entire calendar year Thursday evening in Sacramento, Calif.
Walking on to Greatness: Madeline Strandemo
Gophers distance runner Madeline Strandemo shares her journey from walk-on to Big Ten champion.