Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.
Minnesota had one weekend off between indoor and outdoor competition.
Minnesota is in fifth place with 24 points through six events.
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)|
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