Heta Tuuri
Heta  Tuuri

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lahti, Finland

High School:
Salpausselka HS

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
01/14/1995

Experience:
3 Letters


05/26/2017

Three More Gophers Earn NCAA Berths

Emerald Egwim, Taylor Wiebke, and Madeline Strandemo each punched their tickets to the NCAA Championship Friday

05/18/2017

Eighteen Gophers Advance to NCAA Prelim

Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim

05/14/2017

Gophers Finish as B1G Runner-Up

Emerald Egwim won the 400m to lead the Golden Gophers on day three of the Big Ten Championship Sunday

05/13/2017

Strandemo Wins B1G 3,000m Steeplechase

Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championship

04/29/2017

Wiebke Breaks High Jump Record

Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday

05/13/2017

05.13.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

05.13.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

06/10/2016

2016 NCAA Women's Track Championship

Photos of Gophers at the 2016 NCAA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championship by Walt Middleton.

01/23/2016

Women Track host Wisconsin

Minnesota wins Border Battle

01/16/2016

Women Track at Minnesota Open

Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet

07/21/2015

W. Track Big Ten Indoor Championships February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.

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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 meetsended 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)

MORE HEADLINES

Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday

10/17/2017

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.

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10/13/2017

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Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott

10/10/2017

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