Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
This year's tally is the highest in team history.
The Gophers broke their own school record en route to qualifying.
The meet concludes Saturday.
The meet takes play May 24-26.
Career Highlights:The 2010 Big Ten hammer champion 2009 NCAA Midwest Region and 2011 and 2012 West Prelim Championships competitor ranked fourth in Gopher history in the 20-pound weight throw (62-1) and second in the hammer throw (197-00).
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the shot put and the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships best performance in the weight came in a victory at the Northwest Open, a 58-4 3/4 (17.80m) launch placed sixth at the Meyo Invitational shot put with a 49-2 1/2 (15.00m) throw placed third in the shot put (48-6) and first in the weight throw (57-7) at the Jack Johnson Classic runner-up in the weight at the Iowa State Classic (58-4 1/2). Outdoor: Recorded her second-best throw of the season at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, 196-9 (59.97m) recorded the second-best hammer throw in school history in winning the event at the Aztec Invitational with a mark of 197-00 (60.04m) finished seventh in the hammer at the Big Ten Championships (193-6) finished fourth at the Arkansas Invitational Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season Outdoor:competed at the Big Ten Championship in the shot put and tossed it 44-1 ¼took second at the Mesa Classic Open (44-0 ¾) placed seventh at the Jim Click Shootout (43-7 ¾) competed at the Sun Angel Classic in the shot put and finished with a throw of 40-6 3/4won the hammer throw at the Hamline Invitational with a toss of 181-6 took fourth at the Jim Click Shootout in the hammer throw (178-0) competed in the NCAA West Preliminary in the hammer throw and finished with a mark of 173-9 took fifth at the Mesa Classic in the hammer throw (168-11) competed in the Big Ten Championship in the hammer throw and finished with a mark of 167-8.
2010 Season - Indoor:Competed in eight meets an NCAA provisional qualifier in the weight threw the shot put and weight at the Big Ten meet landed career-best of 62-1 in weight at Meyo Invitational season best of 47-1 in shot put at UW-River Falls Brooks Classic won four hammer and three shot put titles.Outdoor:The Big Ten hammer champion (185-8) NCAA West Prelim competitor in the hammer (173-3, 34th) won four hammer titles landed career-best effort of 189-7, the fourth-best mark in school history, at the Hamline Twilight won shot put title at the Tommie Twilight with a season-best throw of 46-5 1/4 earned second varsity letter.
2009 Season - Indoor:Competed in both the shot put and weight in six meets, including Big Ten Championships placed seventh in the Big Ten meet in the shot put (47-2 1/4) landed top throw of 47-7 3/4 to place second in Parents' Day Open won two weight titles, including the Parents' Day Open crown with a season-best effort of 55-6 1/4, the sixth-best throw in school history.Outdoor:Competed in two events at NCAA Midwest Region Championships, the shot put (46-6) and hammer (165-7) scored in both events at Big Ten meet finished third in the hammer with a toss of 176-6 and eighth in the shot put (46-6) won the hammer title at the Hamline Twilight Meet with a season-best throw of 181-0, the sixth-best hammer throw in Gopher history won second event at the meet, the shot put, with a season-best effort of 48-2 1/2 also competed in the discus, landing a season-best of 151-0 at the Sooner Invitational varsity letterwinner.
High School:A 2008 graduate of Brick Township High School high school coach was Bill Brunner the 2007 National Scholastic track & field shot put champion a four-time New Jersey state champion, winning shot put titles in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and a discus crown in 2008 four-time state runner-up as well has career bests of 47-6 in the shot put and 153-2 in the discus four-time varsity letterwinner.
Personal:Born Nov. 27, 1989 majoring in Recreation Sports daughter of Betty Hahn has older siblings Damion and Dora Damion was an All-America wrestler (2000-04) for the Gophers and a national champion (2003, 2004) hobbies include going to the beach, movies and reading.
Eight Gophers Advance to NCAA Championship
Minnesota's eight NCAA Championship qualifiers matches the most in program history.
Seniors Lead Gophers' NCAA Qualifiers
Liz Berkholtz, Nicolle Murphy, Lyndsey Thorpe, Heta Tuuri, and Kaila Urick join Jess Lehman in advancing to the NCAA Championship.
Day One NCAA West Prelim Action Postponed
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's competition at the NCAA West Prelim is postponed until Friday.