Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.
The Gophers will host the Jack Johnson Classic next weekend.
Lynne Anderson previewed the throwing events with GopherSports.com.
2013 Season - Indoor: Won the weight throw at the Northwest Open with a toss of 52-8 (16.05m) third in weight throw at the Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Threw the hammer at the Meet of the Unsaintly Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 Season - Indoor: Placed sixth in the weight throw (53-9 1/4) and eighth in the shot put (41-7 1/4) at the Jack Johnson Classic threw 43-4 1/2 (13.22m) in the shot put at the Northwest Open to take fourth. Outdoor: Threw a season-best hammer toss of 154-1 (46.97m) at the Hamline Twilight also competed at the Holst Invitational and Hamline Invite.
2010 Season - Indoor: Competed in eight meets threw the shot put and weight at the Big Ten Championships landed a season-best throw of 45-2 1/2 in shot put at the meet placed third in the weight throw at the Parents' Day Open with a heave of 53-3 1/2. Outdoor: Competed in eight meets threw the hammer at the Big Ten meet landing a season-best effort of 156-3 won hammer at Tommie Twilight Meet threw the shot in three meets with a top throw of 43-10 at the Shamrock Invitational Academic All-Big Ten.
Personal: Born June 4, 1990 intends to major in biochemistry daughter of Mark Dongoske and Vera Brown father played college football at Mankato State has older brother, Bobby enjoys playing and /watching sports, traveling and anything funny