Kate Bishop
Kate  Bishop

RS Sophomore

Indianola, Iowa

High School:
Indianola HS




Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight


Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week

Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday


Gophers Win Nine Events at Holst Invitational

Minnesota competed at the Holst Invitational hosted by Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday


Gopher Women Track at St Thomas

Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet


Kate Bishop

Photos of women's track and field student-athlete Kate Bishop.

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran nine races and recorded career-best times in the 400m (1:04.37), 600m (1:41.27), and 800m (2:23.80) • finished fourth in the 4x400m relay at the Parents Day Invitational (4:06.39).

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races with four appearances in the 800m and one in the 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 2:20.44 in the 800m, placing ninth at the Holst Invitational • ran the third leg of the second-place 4x400m relay team (4:00.28) at the Tommie Twilight.

2015 Season: Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Indianola High School • four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • three-time all-conference honoree and two-time state qualifier in cross country • holds Indianola 4K school record • three-time all-state honoree in track & field • top-10 state finisher in 400m, 800m, 4x800m and 4x400m for track & field • earned career-best Iowa 4A state meet finishes of sixth in the 800m as a sophomore, sixth in the 400m as a sophomore, fifth in the 4x800m relay as a sophomore and fifth in the 4x400m relay as a junior • six-time Central Iowa Metropolitan League champion in the 800-meter run (2013, 2012), 400-meter dash (2014, 2013, 2012) and the distance medley relay (2011) • Junior Olympics national qualifier in 400m and 4x400m with Iowa Core Elite Track Club • two-year team captain in both cross country and track & field • also played soccer in high school • named a Commended National Merit Scholar and a member of the A honor roll.

Personal: Born July 3, 1996 • daughter of Todd and Karey Bishop • has one younger brother, Jackson • enjoys volunteering, baking and reading • intends to major in non-profit management with a minor in Spanish.

Bishop's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m 1:04.37 (UA) St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)
600m 1:41.27 Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)
800m 2:23.80 St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
Bishop's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m 1:02.19 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)
800m 2:20.44 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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