Caitlyn Dongoske  
Caitlyn Dongoske

Hometown:
Mound, Minn.

High School:
Mound Westonka HS

Position:
Throws


01/14/2014

Gophers to Begin 2014 with Northwest Open

Saturday's meet begins with field events at 11 a.m.

07/10/2013

Big Ten Conference Honors 49 Gophers as Distinguished Scholars

Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.

05/29/2013

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

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

02/16/2013

Gophers Win Eight Events, Recognize Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.

01/12/2013

Gophers Win Five Events at Bison Classic

The Gophers will host the Jack Johnson Classic next weekend.

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.

2009 Season:
Redshirted in the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:A 2008 graduate of Mound/Westonka High School • high school coach was Mindy Kostecki • earned Minnesota Class AA all-state honors with a seventh-place finish in the shot put as a senior • four-time Wright County Conference shot put champion • personal best of 41-0 • five-time track letterwinner, twice in volleyball.

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

CAREER BESTS
Event Mark
Meet
Weight Throw 53-9 1/4 (16.39m) Jack Johnson (1/21/12)
Hammer Throw 156-3 (47.63m) Big Ten (5/14/10)
Shot Put, Indoor 45-2 1/2 (13.78m) Big Ten (2/27/10)
Shot Put, Outdoor 45-3 (13.79m) LSU Alumni Gold (4/17/10)