Stanford, Herauf and Murphy lead Minnesota at Big Ten championships
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
This year's tally is the highest in team history.
Eight Gophers competed on Thursday.
The meet concludes Saturday.
2012 Season - Indoor: Raced season-best times in the 400 (57.10) and 600 meters (1:33.01) at the Big Ten Championships placed third at the Jack Johnson Classic (1:33.59) in the 600 meters member of the seventh-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:45.63) at the Meyo Invitational ran the 600-yard dash in 1:23.97 at the Iowa State classic, placing sixth. Outdoor: NCAA regional qualifier in the 400-meter hurdles competed in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships finished third in the 400m hurdles with a season-best time of 59.54 at the Arkansas Invitational Academic All-Big Ten with a 4.0 GPA.
2011 Season - Indoor: Placed sixth at the Jack Johnson Classic in the 600m with a time of 1:34.46 ran the third leg in the 4x400m relay that finished fifth (3:43.41) at the Iowa State Classic. Also ran 600yd finishing 6th in 1:23.94 ran 3rd leg of the 4x400 relay and competed in the 600m in the Big Ten Championships. Outdoor: Took fourth at the Big Ten championships in the 400m hurdles with a time of 58.44 (4th best all time) finished third (59.20) at the Sun Angel Classic finished second at LSU (59.25) won the 400m hurdles at Mesa Classic qualified for NCAA West Regional in 400m hurdles finishing 15th ran lead leg on the 3rd place 4x400m relay at the Big Ten championships, in a school record time of 3:38.03 earned team's Most Improved Award
2010 Season - Indoor: Competed in four meets, running 400 or 600 meters. Outdoor: Ran the 400-meter hurdles in one meet.
2009 Season - Indoor: Ran anchor on the 4x400m relay team that placed first at the Northwest Open ran the 600 meter at the Jack Johnson Classic (7th) and the Parents' Day Open (8th). Outdoor: Competed in nine meets placed first in the 400m hurdles at both the Tommie Twilight (1:02.74) and the Hamline Twilight (1:03.41) ran a time of 1:02.98 in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships ran anchor on the 4x400m relay team that placed third at the Mesa Classic.
2008 Season: Redshirted the 2008 indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Hudson High School high school coach was Jami Holum two-time Wisconsin Division 1 champion in the 300-meter hurdles (2006, 2007) team won state title in 2007 clocked a career-best time of 44.11 in title race as a senior state runner-up as a freshman and sophomore seven-time all-state performer placed fourth (14.99) in 100-meter hurdles in 2006, fifth in 2007 11-time Big Rivers Conference champion and the 2005 and 2006 conference MVP and four-time team MVP lettered in tennis four years three-time state qualifier 2005 all-state second team honoree owns school record for the most career wins lettered twice in basketball honor student graduated 12th in her class.
Personal: Born July 10, 1988 intends to major in kinesiology daughter of Dave and Sue Dahl has three brothers: Brian, John and Jeff enjoys drawing and painting.
Distance Gophers Open Competition at Drake
Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night.
Gopher Hurdlers Enjoy Unique Bond
Minnesota's top two hurdlers in program history are teammates and competitors, but their friendship comes first.
Esser Earns B1G Weekly Honors
The B1G leader in the discus, Agnes Esser is this week's Big Ten Conference Field Athlete of the Week.