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
Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic
Minnesota wrapped up its spring break training trip in Tampa, Fla., on day two of the USF Bulls Invitational Saturday
Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship
Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.
Minnesota wins Border Battle
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.
Photos of women's track & field athlete Kat Keller
2017 Season - Indoor: Ran 13 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 600m, and 4x400m relay • ran a season-best 55.97 in the 400m to place 15th at the Big Ten Championship • ran a season-best 25.52 in the 200m at the Music City Challenge • ran a career-best 1:35.11 as the 600m runner-up and ran on winning 4x400m relay team (3:44.23) at Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran nine races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • placed 24th in the 400m (56.94) at the Big Ten Championship • ran season-bests in the 200m (25.02) and the 400m (55.93) at the Longhorn Invite • ran on first-place 4x400m relay at the UCLA Legends Invite.
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran 10 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 55.58 in the 400m to place 18th at the Big Ten Championship • broke the Minnesota indoor program record in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens, placing fourth in 3:35.33 • won the 400m (56.95) at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • ran a season-best 25.34 to place third in the 200m at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • led off Minnesota’s second-place 4x400m relay (3:42.17) at the ISU Classic • ran third on the first-place 4x400m relay (3:42.57) at the Jack Johnson Classic.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran 14 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, and 4x400m relay • ran second leg of the program record-breaking 4x400m relay (3:32.50) that finished fourth to clinch a share of the Big Ten team title and placed 15th in the 400m (55.57) at the Big Ten Championship • NCAA West Prelim qualifier with the 4x400m relay, running third on the 16th place relay team (3:37.01) • ran on winning 4x100m relay (45.71) and 4x400m relay (3:35.93) at the Rock Chalk Classic • ran a career-best 24.95 in the 200m at the Sun Angel Classic • ran a career-best 55.51 in the 400m at the Virginia Challenge.
2015 Season - Indoor: Ran in 10 races • ran career-best times in the 200m (25.10) and 400m (56.18) to place ninth in both events at the Iowa State Classic • placed 20th in the 400m (56.88) at the Big Ten Championship • ran on the fourth-place 4x400m relay at the Iowa State Classic (3:43.03) to rank ninth in Minnesota history.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran seven races, including four appearances in the 400m • ran a career-best 56.62 to place 23rd in the 400m at the Big Ten Championship • ran on the first-place 4x100m relay team at the Jaguar Challenge • ran on the 4x400m relay twice.
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran three races • ran a season-best 26.10 for fourth place in the 200m at the season-opening Northwest Open • ran the 4x400m relay twice.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in eight races, running the 200m twice, 400m five times and 4x400m relay once • recorded season-best 400m time of 57.74 and season-best 200m time of 25.68 at UC San Diego • took second in the 400m (58.15) at Hamline Invitational • finished 12th in the 200m (25.90) at Musco Twilight • ran on fifth-place 4x400m relay (3:54.79) at Spec Towns.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A graduate of New Richmond High School • as a senior at the Wisconsin state meet, finished second in the 100m, third in the 400m and fourth in the 200m • holds Middle Border Conference titles and school records in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 4x200m relay • also an all-conference basketball player and cross country runner • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born May 10, 1994 • daughter of Brian and Debbie Keller • has a brother, Jon • father wrestled at UW-River Falls • majoring in kinesiology.
|Keller's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|200m||25.10||Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)|
|400m||55.58||Big Ten Championship (2/26/16)|
|600m||1:35.11||Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/21/17)|
|Keller's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|200m||24.95||Sun Angel Classic (4/9/16)|
|400m||55.51||Virginia Challenge (4/23/16)|
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