Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
Briana Jones was a member of the Golden Gopher gymnastics team, specializing in balance beam and floor exercise. She joined the track and field team following the end of her gymnastics career.
2013 Season - Indoor: Pole vaulted at four meets during the season best vault was 9-0 1/2 (2.76m) at the Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Cleared 9-7 1/4 (2.93m) at the Meet of the Unsaintly Academic All-Big Ten.
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.