Jeri Johnson-Chambers
Jeri  Johnson-Chambers

Moorhead, Minn.

High School:
Moorhead HS


High School



Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Split Squad for LSU, Iowa Meets

Both meets will take place on Saturday.


Gophers Move to St. Thomas for Saturday Competition

Originally scheduled for Concordia-St. Paul, the meet has moved indoors.


Brooks' 800-Meter PR Highlights Gophers' Third-Place Finish at Alabama

Todea-Kay Willis and Paige Orcutt earned event titles for Minnesota.


Stanford Sets Personal Best, Finishes Third at Arkansas Spring Invitational

Devin Stanford now ranks seventh in Gopher history in the hammer throw.


NCAA West Preliminary Round

Photos by Becky Miller

Career Highlights:Ranks fifth in school history in the hammer throw and sixth in the weight throw with a career best toss of 56-2 3/4 • 2013 NCAA West Preliminary Round competitor.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished 16th in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships (57-3) • set a personal record of 57-7 3/4 (17.57m), sixth-best in Minnesota history, at the Iowa State Classic • finished second at the Bison Classic. Outdoor: Finished 20th in the hammer at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with a throw of 190-2 (57.96m), the fifth-best in school history • eighth at the Big Ten Championships (185-4) • won at the UNLV Invite • second at the Alabama Invite, Hamline Twilight and Meet of the Unsaintly • 16th at the Drake Relays • Academic All-Big Ten.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships • placed third at the Jack Johnson Classic with the sixth-best weight throw in Minnesota history (56-2 3/4) • runner-up at the Parents Day Open (55-10 1/4). Outdoor: Competed in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships • recorded a season-best throw of 171-3 (52.19m) in the hammer at the Bulldog Invite • won the hammer at the Holst Invitational (165-6) • finished second in hammer at the Tommie Twilight and Hamline Twilight • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season Indoor:competed in the Minnesota Open in the weight throw and finished fifth (52-8 ¼ ) •took eighth at the Jack Johnson Classic with a mark of 52-0 •competed at the Northwest Open and finished third (51-0 ¾ ) •picked up another third place finish at the Brooks Classic (50-2 ¾ ) •competed at the St. Thomas Show Case and finished fourth (50-0 ¾) • placed 11th at the Parents' Day Open and finished seventh (48-10 ¼)Outdoor:competed in the hammer throw at the Mesa Classic and placed seventh (154-2)

2010 Season - Indoor:Competed in weight throw in four meets • placed fifth at the Brooks Classic with a season-best throw of 49-2 1/2.Outdoor:Competed in five meets in the hammer • threw in the Big Ten Championships • landed top throw of 160-0, placing seventh at Musco Twilight Meet • Academic All-Big Ten.

2009 Season:Redshirted in the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:A 2008 graduate of Moorhead High School • high school coach was Michael Dunn•a four-time all-state honoree • placed fourth in the shot put as both a junior and senior at the Minnesota Class AA meet • placed sixth in the discus in 2007, seventh in 2008 • owns personal best of 42-3 in the shot put and 135-0 in the discus • also lettered in volleyball • an honor student.

Personal:Born June 3, 1990 • majoring in Physical Therapy • daughter of Lori Johnson • has an older brother Joe, who played football at Minnesota State Moorhead • hobbies include skydiving, snowboarding, playing volleyball and the violin.

Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
Weight Throw 57-7 3/4 (17.57) (6th) ISU Classic (2/8/13)
Hammer Throw 190-2 (57.96m) (5th) NCAA West (5/23/13)


Quartet Competes at Jamaica Championships

Quartet Competes at Jamaica Championships

6/25/2018 - W. Track & Field

Nayoka Clunis, Ayesha Champagnie, Shanique Wright, and Titania Markland competed at the Jamaica National Senior Championships over the weekend.

Spagnola Takes 11th at USATF Outdoors

Spagnola Takes 11th at USATF Outdoors

6/23/2018 - W. Track & Field

University of Minnesota alumna Emma Spagnola placed 11th in the 400m hurdles at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday.

Strandemo Makes USATF Debut

Strandemo Makes USATF Debut

6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field

Madeline Strandemo placed 17th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Thursday.

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