Temi Ogunrinde and Angie Guenther secured NCAA Championship berths on day one of the NCAA West Prelim
Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim
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
Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one
05.12.17 Women's Track at Big Tens
Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.
Gopher Women's Track & Field competes at St.Thomas on April 29, 2015.
Womens Track at the Tommie Twilight 4.29.2015
2017 Season - Indoor: Named team co-captain • competed in pole vault at eight meets • placed fourth at the Big Ten Championship with a season-best mark of 4.10m (13-05.25) • won pole vault at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual, Parents Day Invite, and SDSU Holiday Open • finished as pole vault runner-up at three meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in pole vault at eight meets • tied for third place at the Big Ten Championship, clearing 4.03m (13-02.50) • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in pole vault, tying for 39th place at 3.80m (12-05.50) • cleared an outdoor career-best 4.04m (13-03.00) to win pole vault at the BearCat Twilight • ends her career ranked seventh in Gophers history at 4.04m (13-03.00) • won pole vault titles at the BearCat Twilight and Hamline Twilight.
2016 Season - Indoor: Made one appearance in pole vault while competing unattached.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed in pole vault at seven meets • placed ninth in pole vault at the Big Ten Championship with a season-best mark of 3.91m (12-10.00) • won pole vault at both the Tommie Twilight and the Meet of the Un-Saintly.
2015 Season - Indoor: Competed in pole vault at six meets and placed in the top five at every meet • moved into a tie for fifth among all-time Gopher pole vaulters with a career-best vault of 4.11m (13-05.75) for fourth place at the Jack Johnson Classic • won pole vault at the Minnesota Open • tied for fifth at the Big Ten Championship (3.99m).
2015 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in pole vault at eight meets • tied for fourth with a career-best mark of 4.03m at the Triton Invitational to move into seventh among all-time Gopher pole vaulters • tied for 16th at the Big Ten Championship (3.92m).
2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded a career-best vault of 13-01.50 (4.00m) to place third at the Northwest Open • finished the indoor season as the sixth-ranked Gopher pole vaulter all-time (13-01.50, 4.00m) • won the pole vault title at the Ted Nelson Classic, clearing 13-00.25 (3.97m) • tied for second at the Parents Day Open (12-11.75, 3.96m) • tied for eighth at Big Tens (12-11.50, 3.95m).
2014 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in pole vault at eight meets • tied for seventh place at Big Tens, clearing an outdoor career-best 13-00.75 (3.98m) • finished the season ranked eighth all-time in Gopher history at 13-00.75 • won pole vault at UC San Diego (12-11.50, 3.95m) and tied for first place at UW-La Crosse (12-03.50, 3.75m).
2013 Season - Indoor: Tied for 10th in pole vault at the Big Ten Championships (12-1.50) • won the Parents Day Open with the sixth-best vault in school history (12-10) • cleared 12-8.25 in her collegiate debut at the MSU Open to rank ninth in school history.
2013 Season - Outdoor: Took second with a vault of 11-1.75 at the UNLV Invitational.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Arrowhead High School • 2012 Wisconsin Division 1 runner-up in pole vault, clearing 12-6 • vaulted a school-record 13-1 at the section meet • also state runner-up her sophomore and junior years • three-time Classic 8 Conference pole vault champion • indoor personal record is 12-6 • also a letterwinner in gymnastics and diving.
Personal: Born November 27, 1993 • daughter of David and Linda Gilson • has two siblings, Micki and Wyatt • father, David, wrestled at Drake • double major in accounting and finance.
|Gilson's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Pole Vault||13-5.75, 4.11m (AT-T5th)||Jack Johnson Classic (1/30-31/15)|
|Gilson's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Pole Vault||13-03.00, 4.04m (AT-7th)||BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)|
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