Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night
The Gophers hosted their final indoor meet of the season Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse
As part of its three-meet weekend, the Gophers had a group competing locally at St. Thomas Friday night
Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Jack Johnson Classic on Saturday afternoon
Photos of track & field student-athlete Haley Rasmussen.
2018 Season - Indoor: Ran four races • ran a career-best 5:22.09 in the mile at the UST Showcase • ran a season-best 10:32.81 in the 3,000m at the Parents Day Invite.
2018 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • ran four races • ran a career-best 10:16.74 in the 3,000m while racing unattached at the Janis Rider Invite • ran a career-best 17:46.91 in the 5,000m at the Tommie Twilight.
2017 Season - Indoor: Ran five races, including clocking career-best times in the mile (5:25.73) and 5,000m (18:12.85) • won the 5,000m at the Parents Day Invite.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races, including recording career-best times in the 1,500m (5:01.09) and 10,000m (37:19.22) • posted a season-best time of 18:01.92 in the 5,000m.
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran four races while competing unattached.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races while competing unattached.
High School: A 2015 graduate of Chaska High School where she ran track for coaches Kristin Weinzierl and Kyle Zygarlicke • three-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • owns high school personal-best times of 14:52.6 in the 4K in cross country and 5:28.44 in the 1,600m and 11:25.68 in the 3,200m on the track • placed 64th overall as team finished 14th at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship • named 2014-All Metro West Conference honoree after placing fourth at the 2014 Metro West Conference Cross Country Championships.
Personal: Born Jan. 22, 1997 • daughter of Tim and Karen Rasmussen • has one sister, Jenna • major is biomedical engineering with a minor in management • enjoys knitting, exploring, reading, and watching TED talks • four-year high school Dean’s List honoree and National AP Scholar • high school letterwinner in DECA, National Honor Society, Key Club and Quiz Bowl.
|Rasmussen's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|Mile||5:22.09||UST Showcase (2/9/18)|
|3,000m||10:23.86 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)|
|5,000m||18:12.45||Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)|
|Rasmussen's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|1,500m||5:01.09||Holst Invitational (4/22/17)|
|3,000m||10:16.74 (UA)||Janis Rider Invitational (4/28/18)|
|5,000m||17:46.91||Tommie Twilight (5/2/18)|
|10,000m||37:19.22||Drake Relays (4/27/17)|
Ramacher Named B1G Freshman of the Year
6/13/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers redshirt freshman Ashley Ramacher has been named the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year.
Gophers Take 12th in Program of the Year Race
6/12/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota was one of 15 NCAA Division I women's programs honored by the USTFCCCA in this year's Program of the Year standings.
Gophers Total 13 All-America Honors
6/11/2018 - W. Track & Field
The Minnesota women's track & field team earned 13 All-America accolades as the USTFCCCA announced award recipients.