Minnesota also turned in several PRs and top-10 performances.
Minnesota swept the top-five spots in the 1,500-meter run with Laura Docherty taking first.
Willis and the 4x400m relay team added runner-up finishes.
The meet concludes Saturday with the seeded events.
Young talent to guide Gophers
2013 Season - Indoor: Ran the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championships (27th) posted a season-best 3,000m time of 9:54.51 at the Iowa State Classic ran the mile at the Parents Day Open (5:08.47). Outdoor: Finished second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Meet of the Unsaintly (11:12.28) ran the 5,000m at the Drake Relays (17:16.87) ran the 3,000m at the Arkansas Invite (10:27.50).
2012 Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season and the 2012 indoor and outdoor track seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Chaska High School high school coaches were Scott Stallman and Nate Foss six-time letterwinner in cross country was a seven-time all-conference selection in cross country and track and field five-time team MVP three-time all-state selection in cross country and track and field also participated in basketball and Nordic skiing personal bests of 10:48 in 3,200m, 5:00 in 1,600m, 2:18 in 800m and 14:22 in 4,000m Athena Award winner dean's list honoree.
Personal: Born July 27, 1992 majoring in journalism daughter of Marty and Diane Urick parents both competed in cross country and track and field at the University of St. Thomas has two siblings, Jenna and Spencer.