Christina DeLakis
Christina DeLakis


Eau Claire, Wis.

High School:
Memorial HS


High School


Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Win Eight Events at UNLV Invitational

Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.


Gophers to Kick Off Outdoor Season at UNLV Invitational

Minnesota had one weekend off between indoor and outdoor competition.


Willis' School Record Highlights Gophers' First Day at Big Ten Championships

Minnesota is in fifth place with 24 points through six events.


Minnesota Travels to Geneva, Ohio, for Big Ten Championships

The Golden Gophers will look to increase their scoring total from last year.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished ninth in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships with a season-best throw of 50-2 1/2 (15.30m) • won the shot at the Jack Johnson Classic, MSU Open and Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Won the shot put at the UNLV Invitational with a season-best throw of 49-0 3/4 (14.95m) • also won at the Meet of the Unsaintly • second at the Musco Twilight • season-best hammer throw was 165-7 (50.46m) at UNLV • Academic All-Big Ten.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships, placing 12th with a throw of 49-3 (15.02m) • set a personal record at the Meyo Invitational, launching a throw of 50-11 (15.52m) to place third and earn the sixth-best standing on Minnesota's all-time list • won the Jack Johnson Classic (49-7) and the Northwest Open (48-9) shot put competitions. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round as a freshman and finished 15th with a throw of 51-9 1/4 (15.78m) • took third in shot put at the Big Ten Championships with the fourth-best throw in Minnesota history, 52-6 (16.00m) • won six shot put titles during the season at the: Rider Invite, Tommie Twilight, Hamline Twilight, Aztec Invitational, Holst Invitational, and Hamline Invite • recorded a season-best hammer throw of 155-8 (47.45m) at the Aztec Invitational • finished third in hammer at the Holst Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Eau Claire Memorial High School • high school coaches were Mark Johnson and Joel Robaidek • placed third in shot put with a throw of 46-0 at the 2010 Wisconsin Division 1 state meet • placed third in 2009, sixth in 2008, and 20th in 2007 • three-time Big Rivers Conference champion in shot put (2008-10) • also an all-conference swimmer • five-time E2 winner • two-time Real Life Academy participant.

Personal: Born September 21, 1991 • intends to major in biology • daughter of Paul and Jaci • has younger brothers Alex and Paul • loves animals and hopes to work with them some day.

Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
Shot Put, Indoor 50-11 (15.52m) (6th) Meyo Inv. (2/4/12)
Shot Put, Outdoor 52-6 (16.00m) (4th) Big Ten (2/22/13)
Hammer Throw 165-7 (50.46m) UNLV Inv. (3/15/13)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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