No. 10 Minnesota won the program's third outdoor and seventh overall Big Ten team title on Sunday.
Temi Ogunrinde and Nicolle Murphy won individual titles to lead the Golden Gophers on day one of the Big Ten Championship
No. 10 Minnesota took home 13 events titles at the local Tommie Twilight on Wednesday evening
Emma Spagnola and Kiley Sabin broke Minnesota program records to lead the Gophers on day two at Louisville
Minnesota checks in at No. 10 in the USTFCCCA Week Four National Team Rankings
Photos of track & field student-athlete Erin Huls.
2018 Season - Indoor: Ran 12 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 600m, and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 25.93 in the 200m and a season-best 57.59 in the 400m at the Music City Challenge • ran a career-best 1:33.93 in the 600m at the Power Five Invite • placed 20th in the 600m (1:34.20) and led off the Gophers' seventh-place 4x400m relay at the Big Ten Championship, clocking a time of 3:38.12 to rank seventh in Minnesota history.
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient, USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran 11 races with seven appearance in the 400m hurdles and four in the 4x400m relay • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in 400m hurdles, placing 29th in 1:00.77 • placed 11th in the 400m hurdles (1:00.36) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 59.25 in the 400m hurdles to win the unseeded section at the UCLA Legends Invite and move into seventh among all-time Gophers • ended the season ranked eighth in Minnesota history in the 400m hurdles • ran on winning 4x400m relays at the Bulls Invitational and UCLA Legends Invite.
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran 10 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 600m, and 4x400m relay • ran season-bests in the 200m (26.33) and the 400m (58.30) at the ISU Classic • finished third in the 600m at both the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1:35.93) and Parents Day Invite (1:36.52) • led off the first-place 4x400m relay team at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (3:49.38) and the Parents Day Invite (3:58.02).
2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at four meets.
High School: A 2015 graduate of ROCORI High School where she ran for coaches Jim Meyer and Brad Bauer • five-year All-Central Lakes Conference honoree and five-year letterwinner in track & field • four-year all-state and academic all-state honoree • named Wendy's Heisman award winner at ROCORI and a finalist for the state award • eight-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant • state champion in the 300m hurdles as a junior and finished as runner-up as a senior after placing third as both a freshman and a sophomore • also qualified for the state championship in the 100m hurdles as a junior and ran on the 4x400m relay as a junior and senior and the 4x200m relay as a senior • holds ROCORI High School records in the 300m hurdles and 4x100m relay • 10-time Central Lakes Conference champion, including five-straight titles in the 300m hurdles • helped ROCORI to the Class AA True Team state title as a senior • owns high school personal best marks of 42.63 in the 300m hurdles, 60.66 in the 400m hurdles, 56.57 in the 400m, 25.71 in the 200m and 17-2.5 in long jump • placed third in the 400m, seventh in the 100m hurdles and won both the 4x100m relay and 4x400m relays at the 2014 Down Under Sports Track & Field Meet with the USA Team in Brisbane, Australia • placed ninth in the 400m hurdles at the 2015 USATF Junior Championships • three-year letterwinner, two-time academic all-state honoree and all-conference honorable mention in volleyball.
Personal: Born April 5, 1997 • daughter of Russ and Kristi Huls • has one younger brother, William • Agriculture and Food Business Management major • uncle Steve Huls played baseball for the Gophers from 1994-96 • enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and deer hunting • National Honor Society member • 'A' honor roll member.
|Huls's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|200m||25.93||Music City Challenge (2/9/18)|
|400m||57.53 (UA)||Iowa State Classic (2/11/17)|
|600m||1:33.93||Power Five Invite (2/2/18)|
|Huls's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|400m Hurdles||59.25 (AT-8th)||UCLA Legends Invitational (4/1/17)|
Five More Gophers Advance
5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field
Emma Spagnola, Emerald Egwim, Titania Markland, Agnes Esser, and Madeline Strandemo secured NCAA Championship berths on day two of the NCAA West Prelim.
Four Gophers Advance to NCAA Finals
5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field
Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim.
Going Pro: Emerald Egwim
5/23/2018 - W. Track & Field
Women's track student-athlete Emerald Egwim has been preparing for life after athletics even before she ran for the Golden Gophers.