Madeline Strandemo won the mile to lead the Gophers to a fourth-place team finish at the 2017 B1G Indoor Championship
Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship
The Gophers hosted their final indoor meet of the season Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse
Minnesota will celebrate its 2017 seniors during the Parents Day Invite on Saturday
The Gophers competed on day two of the Iowa State Classic on Saturday afternoon
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
Women's Track at Big Tens 05.18.2014
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 runner-up at three meets as well.
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 (2016 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Pole Vault||13-02.75, 4.03m (AT-7th)||Triton Invitational (4/25/15)|
Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays
Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays.
B1G Honors Wiebke with Weekly Award
Taylor Wiebke is the Big Ten Conference leader in the high jump after clearing 1.80m (5-10.75) last weekend.
Bingle Previews Raleigh Relays
Director of women's track & field/cross country Matt Bingle shares his thoughts on the Gophers' season-opening meets.