Emerald Egwim, Taylor Wiebke, and Madeline Strandemo each punched their tickets to the NCAA Championship Friday
Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim
Emerald Egwim won the 400m to lead the Golden Gophers on day three of the Big Ten Championship Sunday
Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championship
Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday
05.13.17 Women's Track at Big Tens
Photos of Gophers at the 2016 NCAA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championship by Walt Middleton.
Minnesota wins Border Battle
Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed in high jump at six meets and made one appearance in triple jump • recorded a season-best high jump mark of 1.79m (5-10.50) as runner-up at the Music City Challenge • took fifth in high jump (1.76m, 5-09.25) at Big Ten Championship • won high jump at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual and Jack Johnson Classic.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in high jump at six meets and made one appearance in triple jump • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in high jump, tying for 32nd at 1.69m (5-06.50) • finished sixth in high jump at the Big Ten Championship, clearing 1.78m (5-10.00) • cleared a season-best 1.79m (5-10.50) to finish as runner-up at the Longhorn Invite • recorded a mark of 10.67m (35-00.25) in the triple jump to place seventh at the Kansas Relays Quadrangular.
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed in high jump at five meets and triple jump at one meet • recorded a season-best jump of 1.79m (5-10.50) to win high jump at the Minnesota Open • won high jump at the Jack Johnson Classic (1.78m, 5-10.00) • placed eighth in high jump at the Big Ten Championship (1.74m, 5-08.50) • recorded a career-best mark of 11.17m (36-07.75) as triple jump runner-up at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • NCAA qualifier in high jump • tied for 17th in high jump (1.73m, 5-08.00) at the NCAA Championship • advanced to NCAA Championship by tying for first place in high jump at the NCAA West Prelim, recording an outdoor career-best leap of 1.80m (5-10.75) to move into second among all-time Gophers • competed in high jump at six meets and set four outdoor career-best marks • placed seventh in high jump (1.76m, 5-09.25) at the Big Ten Championship • won high jump at the Sun Angel Classic (1.75m, 5-08.75).
2015 Season - Indoor: Competed in high jump at five meets and triple jump at one meet • won high jump in a Minnesota program record leap of 1.80m (5-10.75) in her collegiate debut at the season-opening Minnesota Open • placed 13th in high jump (1.68m) at the Big Ten Championship • won high jump and placed third in triple jump at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed in high jump at nine meets • recorded an outdoor collegiate-best mark of 1.73m (5-08.00) to place fifth at the Triton Invitational and move into a tie for eighth among all-time outdoor Gopher high jumpers • tied for 13th in jump jump (1.68m, 5-06.00) at the Big Ten Championships • won high jump at four meets • ended the season ranked ninth all-time among outdoor high jumpers.
High School: Named the best athlete of the class of 2014 at Salpausselka High School • competed for the Lahden Ahkera track club • had personal bests of 1.85m in the high jump, 11.03m in the triple jump and 11.99m in the shot put • a member of the Finnish Youth National Team • placed 10th in the high jump at the European Athletics Junior Championships in July 2013 • cleared 1.79m to place 10th in Group A at the 2014 World Junior Championships.
Personal: Born Jan. 14, 1995 • daughter of Harri Tuuri and Tuija Tuuri • completing her Bachelor of Design in Architecture • played basketball for one year in high school.
|Tuuri's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|High Jump||1.80m, 5-10.75 (AT-1st)||Minnesota Open (1/17/15)|
|Triple Jump||11.17m, 36-07.75||Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/23/16)|
|Tuuri's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|High Jump||1.80m, 5-10.75 (AT-3rd)||NCAA West Prelim (5/28/16)|
|Triple Jump||10.67m, 35-00.25||Kansas Relays Quadrangular (4/22/17)|
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.
Freshman Friday: Molly Roach
Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott
Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.