Minnesota and Stanford each earned 23 USTFCCCA All-Academic individuals to lead NCAA Division I
Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Minnesota's eight NCAA qualifiers matches the most in program history
Photos from day one of the 2016 Big Ten Conference Women's Track & Field Championship. Photos by Becky Miller.
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in May 15-17, 2015. Photos by Walt Middleton.
Women's Track and Field at Big Tens 05.17.15
Photos of women's track & field athlete Angie Guenther
Women Track at Big Tens 05.16.2014
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at six meets • recorded a career-best throw of 17.90m (58-08.75) to place fourth at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual and move into eighth in Minnesota history • placed 21st with a throw of 17.39m (57-00.75) at the Big Ten Championship • ended the season ranked ninth in program history (17.90m, 58-08.75).
2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed at 10 meets with 10 appearances in hammer throw and eight appearances in discus • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in both discus and hammer, placing 18th in hammer (career-best 59.70m, 195-10) and 25th in discus (49.13m, 161-02) • finished 10th in discus (48.48m, 159-01) and 12th in hammer throw (53.51m, 175-07) at the Big Ten Championship • recorded a season-best throw of 50.01m (164-01) to place fourth in discus at the Rock Chalk Classic • ended the season ranked seventh in program history in hammer throw (59.70m, 195-10).
2015 Season - Indoor: Competed solely in the weight throw in six meets • ended the season ranked eighth among all-time Gopher throwers with a career-best throw of 17.41m (57-01.50) for third place at the Minnesota Open • placed 21st at the Big Ten championship (16.78m, 55-00.75).
2015 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in 10 meets, including eight appearances in the discus and nine in the hammer throw • competed in both events at the Big Ten Championship, placing sixth in the hammer throw with a career-best throw of 59.38m (194-10) and finishing ninth in the discus with a season-best mark of 49.44m (162-2.75) • qualified for the NCAA West Prelim in the hammer throw and finished 33rd (56.08m, 184-00) • won the discus at the Tommie Twilight • ended the season ranked fifth in program history in the hammer throw (59.38m, 194-10).
2014 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw in seven meets • recorded a season-best throw of 54-05.25 (16.59m) to finish second at Parents Day Open • finished 20th with second-best mark of the season (52-07.50, 16.04m) at Big Ten championships • placed second at the UW-River Falls Invite (50-11.50, 15.53m).
2014 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in the discus at eight meets and hammer throw at seven meets • placed 31st in the discus (158-01, 48.18m) at the NCAA West Prelims • finished 10th in the discus (148-03, 45.20m) and 11th in the hammer throw (168-11, 51.50m) at Big Tens • finished fourth in the discus with a season-best throw of 166-05 (50.72m) at Musco Twilight • won the discus at USF Collegiate (160-08, 48.98m) • recorded season-best hammer throw of 176-05 (53.78m) for 16th place at UC San Diego.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor or outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2012 graduate of White Bear Lake High School • 2011 Minnesota Class AA state runner-up in the discus • finished third in discus and 13th in shot put in 2012 • entered the 2012 state meet with seed marks of 154-3 (discus) and 41-1 (shot), both personal records at the time.
Personal: Born Feb. 26, 1994 • daughter of Laura and David Guenther • has two siblings, Tom and Sam • intends to major in health and wellness with an emphasis on psychology • enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and spending time outdoors.
|Guenther's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Weight Throw||58-08.75, 17.90m (AT-9th)||Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/23/16)|
|Guenther's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Discus||166-05, 50.72m||Musco Twilight (5/3/14)|
|Hammer Throw||194-10, 59.70m (AT-7th)||NCAA West Prelim (5/27/16)|
New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved
The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins
Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.
B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football
The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.