Emily Betz
Emily  Betz

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/28/1997


05/12/2017

Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one

04/27/2017

Distance Gophers Open Competition at Drake

Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night

04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening

03/24/2017

Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays

Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays

02/10/2017

PRs Abound at ISU Classic

As part of its three-meet weekend, a number of Gophers are competing at the Iowa State Classic Friday and Saturday

05/31/2016

Emily Betz

Photos of track & field student-athlete Emily Betz.

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races with appearances in the mile, 3,000m, 5,000m, and 4x400m relay • ran career-best times in the 3,000m (10:00.47) and 5,000m (17:22.28).

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races, including three appearances in the 10,000m • made Big Ten debut, placing 21st in the 10,000m in a career-best 35:50.82 • ran a career-best 17:34.77 in the 5,000m to place third at the Hamline Twilight • ran a season-best 4:49.67 in the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational.

2016 Season - Indoor: Ran five races while competing unattached.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races while competing unattached.

High School: A 2015 graduate of East Ridge High School where she ran for coaches Chad Cronin and Lloyd Ness • a 12-time athletic letterwinner for the Raptors, including five letters in cross country, four in track & field and three in Nordic skiing • led East Ridge to five-straight top-eight team finishes at the Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship, including a runner-up team showing as a junior • earned two top-10 individual showings at the state cross country meet, placing fifth in 14:30 as a junior and finishing ninth in 14:19 as a senior • two-time section champion in cross country • three-time all-state honoree in cross country • team placed 19th at 2013 Nike Cross Nationals after earning a national berth with a runner-up showing at the Nike Cross Heartland Regional • placed 15th individually at the Nike Cross Heartland Regional in 2013 • individually placed 10th and finished fifth as a team at the 2014 Nike Cross Heartland Regional • four-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in both cross country and track & field • earned all-state honors on the track in 2012 and 2015 • four-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant, including placing ninth in the 3,200m and 15th in the 4x800m relay as a senior • 4x800m relay finished fifth as a freshman • Suburban East Conference champion in the 3,200m and took 12th in the 3,200m (10:59) at the state meet as a sophomore • owns high school personal best times of 2:21 in the 800m, 5:18 in the 1,600m, 10:59 in the 3,200m on the track • holds East Ridge High School cross country record in the 5k at 18:02 • academic all-state honoree.

Personal: Born February 28, 1997 • daughter of Carolyn and Denny Betz • has two siblings, Anna and Peter • Elementary Education major • high school teammates with current Gopher teammates Bailey Ness and Olivia Hummel • enjoys reading, Nordic skiing, spending time with friends and traveling • honor roll student at East Ridge High School • National Honor Society member.

Betz's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:08.11 (UA) St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
3,000m 10:00.47 ISU Classic (2/10/17)
5,000m 17:22.28 Meyo Invite (2/3/17)
Betz's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:47.14 (UA) Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)
3,000m 10:13.89 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)
5,000m 17:34.77 Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)
10,000m 35:50.82 Big Tens (5/12/17)

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Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

12/14/2017 - W. Track & Field

Temi Ogunrinde was named the Collegiate Athlete of the Year presented by Sports Minneapolis Wednesday night.

Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual Tickets on Sale

Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual Tickets on Sale

12/11/2017 - W. Track & Field

Fans can purchase advance tickets to the 2018 Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

12/1/2017 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota got an early start to the 2018 season on the road in Brookings, S.D., Friday night.

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