Karlie Place finished as pole vault runner-up to lead Minnesota on day one of the Big Ten Championship
No. 10 Minnesota split the squad at three meets at Iowa State, Vandervilt, and St. Thomas on Friday evening
Minnesota won the 600m and 5,000m on day one of the Power Five Invite hosted by Michigan
Titania Markland led the way in the 800m and anchored Minnesota's runner-up 4x400m relay team on Saturday
The No. 13 Gophers defeated the No. 11 Badgers in the fourth-annual Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Dual on Saturday
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at two meets.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Urbandale High School where she competed for coaches Dan Davis, Brooke Schupbach, and Randy Hutchison • four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field also earned two letters in basketball • three-time All-Central Iowa Conference and all-state honoree in cross country • earned back-to-back top-five finishes at the Iowa Class 4A State Cross Country Championship, finishing fourth as a senior and fifth as a junior in 2014 • led Urbandale to the 2015 IHSAA Girls Cross Country Class 4A State Championship team title, the school’s first in girls cross country • owns high school cross country personal bests of 14:33.90 for 4K (2014) and 18:14.90 for 5K (2015) • on the track, was a two-time All-Central Iowa Conference and all-state honoree • All-Central Iowa Conference champion in the 4x800m relay as a senior • 10-time state qualifier for the IHSAA Girls Track & Field 4A State Championship competing in the 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m, 4x800m relay, and distance medley relay • earned five top-three state meet finishes • won the 4x800m relay (9:09.90), placed third in the 3,000m (9:45.72) and 1,500m (4:33.42), and took seventh in the 800m (2:15.54) at the 2016 IHSAA Girls Track & Field 4A State Championship as a senior • finished 10th in the 3,000m at the state meet as a junior • won the 4x800m relay state title, earned a state runner-up finish in the distance medley relay, took sixth in the 1,500m, and finished seventh in the 800m at the state championship as a sophomore to help Urbandale to the team state title • took 14th in the state in the 4x800m relay as a freshman • owns high school personal bests of 2:15.18 in the 800m (2014), 4:29.37 in the 1,500m (2016), 4:49.68 in the mile (2016), and 9:45.72 in the 3,000m (2016) • has held Urbandale school records in the 3,000m, 800m, 4x800m relay, and distance medley relay.
Personal: Born June 12, 1997 • daughter of Jay and Tami Prescott • has two siblings, Drew and Quinn • intends to major in kinesiology • mother Tami ran cross country and track & field at Iowa State • father Jay played basketball at Westmar College • brother Drew ran cross country and track & field at Creighton University, and brother Quinn was a member of the track & field team at the University of Northwestern St. Paul • National Honor Society member and honor roll student in high school.
|Prescott's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:19.17 (UA)||St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)|
|Mile||4:59.27 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|3,000m||9:55.44 (UA)||Iowa State Classic (2/10/17)|
|Prescott's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|5,000m||17:37.49 (UA)||Hamline Invite (4/1/17)|
|3,000m Steeplechase||11:01.89 (UA)||Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)|
No. 10 Gophers Win B1G Team Title
2/24/2018 - W. Track & Field
Kaitlyn Long won the weight throw and the Gophers finished as runners-up in the 600m, mile, and pole vault.
Place Finishes as B1G Runner-Up
2/23/2018 - W. Track & Field
Karlie Place finished as pole vault runner-up to lead Minnesota on day one of the Big Ten Championship.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Huls
2/22/2018 - W. Track & Field
Get to know Gophers redshirt sophomore Erin Huls as the Gophers prepare for the Big Ten Championship.