Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Minnesota won six events at the Hamline Invitational on Sunday
Bolade Jinadu, Paige Peschel, Kiley Sabin, and Lyndsey Thorpe won their respective events at the Parents Day Invite Saturday
Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet
Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015
Photos of track and field student athlete Kelly Flynn.
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed at five meets • placed 10th in long jump at the Jack Johnson Classic with a season-best jump of 5.37m (17-07.50) • won long jump at the UST Invite (5.27m, 17-03.50) • placed fourth in triple jump at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual with a season-best jump of 10.44m (34-03.00).
2016 Season - Outdoor: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed unattached in the long jump at three meets.
2015 Season - Indoor: Competed in the long jump, triple jump and 60m dash • placed 10th with a season-best long jump of 5.23m (17-02.00) at Jack Johnson Classic • took second in the triple jump with a leap of 11.05m (36-03.00) and placed fourth in the 60m dash in 8.06 at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • won the triple jump (10.40m, 34-01.50) at the Minnesota Open.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the long jump at seven meets • placed 13th in the long jump at the Big Ten Championship with a jump of 5.57m (18-03.25) • recorded season-best jump of 5.70m (18-08.50) to place third at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open • won long jump (5.64m, 18-06.00) at the Tommie Twilight.
2014 Season - Indoor: Set career bests in the 60m (8.04) and long jump (18-00.25, 5.49m) • finished third in long jump at Parents Day Open with personal-best mark of 18-00.25 (5.49m) • finished second in long jump at UW-River Falls Invite (17-09.00, 5.41m).
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in long jump at five meets • recorded a career-best jump of 18-09.75 (5.73m) for third place at UC San Diego • won long jump with a leap of 18-01.00 (5.51m) at Hamline Invitational • placed seventh at Musco Twilight (17-09.50, 5.42m).
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished fourth in the long jump with a season-best mark of 17-05.50 at Parents Day Open • also competed in the 60m during the season, with her best time in the Jack Johnson Classic prelims (8.22).
2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished third in long jump at Musco Twilight (17-02.25).
2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate from Greendale Martin Luther High School in Milwaukee, Wis. • high school coach was Mike Hackbarth • three-time all-conference honoree in track & field (2008, 2009, 2010) • conference champion in 4x800m relay (2008) • conference champion in 4x100m relay (2009, 2010) • conference champion in 4x200m relay (2009, 2010) • conference champion in triple jump (2010) • lettered four years in track & field • lettered three years in basketball and volleyball.
Personal: Born on June 24, 1993 • completed undergraduate degree in elementary education • completing teaching masters of education • daughter of Daniel and Linda Flynn • has a younger brother named Andrew • enjoys volunteering for the Special Olympics.
|Flynn's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|60m||8.04||Jack Johnson Classic (1/24-25/14)|
|Long Jump||18-00.25, 5.49m||Parents Day Open (2/22/14)|
|Triple Jump||36-03.00, 11.05m||Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)|
|Flynn's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Long Jump||18-09.75, 5.73m||UC San Diego (4/26/14)|
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.