Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the Hamline Women's Twilight Wednesday night
2018 Season – Indoor: Ran five races while competing unattached.
2018 Season – Outdoor: Ran three races while competing unattached.
High School: A 2017 graduate of Wayzata High School where she competed for coaches Dave Emmans and Addy Hallen • three-sport letterwinner for the Trojans, earning six cross country letters, four Nordic skiing letters, and four track & field letters • two-year academic all-state honoree in cross country, Nordic skiing, and track & field • two-time all-conference, two-time all-section, and 2016 all-state honoree in cross country • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship runner, placing 13th as a senior (18:52.5 for 5K), 54th as a junior (19:19.4 for 5K), and 47th as a sophomore (15:02.2 for 4K) • won back-to-back Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country team titles as a freshman and sophomore • helped Wayzata to four top-three Lake Conference team finishes, including back-to-back titles as a freshman and sophomore, in cross country • 2016 Lake Conference champion (5K) • two-time all-conference, two-time all-section, and 2017 all-state honoree in both 3200m and 4x800m in track & field • placed third in the 4x800m relay (9:17) and fourth in the 3200m (10:50) at the 2017 Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship as a senior • member of Wayzata’s school record 4x800m relay team • owns high school personal-best marks of 2:20 for 800m, 4:59 for 1600m, 10:44 for 3200m, and 17:53 for cross country 5K • three-time all-conference and 2017 all-state honoree in Nordic skiing who was a member of Wayzata’s 2015 state championship team and 2016 state runner-up team.
Personal: Born November 11, 1998 • daughter of Jen and Scott Thomsen • has one brother, Zach • intends to study biochemistry and food systems • high school teammates with Gopher teammate Allie Dugan • enjoys cooking, biking, reading, and music.
|Thomsen's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|Mile||5:10.84 (UA)||UST Showcase (2/9/18)|
|3,000m||10:12.98 (UA)||UST Opener (1/12/18)|
|5,000m||17:52.83 (UA)||Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/18)|
|Thomsen's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|1,500m||4:45.00 (UA)||UW LaCrosse (4/21/18)|
|5,000m||17:19.30 (UA)||Hamline Twlight (4/11/18)|
|3,000m Steeplechase||11:37.40 (UA)||Janis Rider Invite (4/28/18)|
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.