Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday
The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening
As part of its three-meet weekend, the Gophers had a group competing locally at St. Thomas Friday night
Minnesota competed at the Holst Invitational hosted by Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday
The Gophers won six individual events and the 4x400-meter relay at the season-opening Minnesota Open
Photos of track & field student-athlete Kelsey Sather
2017 Season - Indoor: Ran eight races with appearances in the 600m, 800m, and 4x400m relay • ran career-best times in the 600m (1:39.07) and 800m (2:20.09).
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran eight races with appearances in the 400m, 800m, and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 2:17.63 in the 800m at the Janis Rider Invite.
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached in eight races.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached in five races.
High School: A 2015 graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School where she ran for coaches Sarah Keiser and Derek Fisher • four-year letterwinner in track & field, volleyball and Nordic skiing • four-year All-Northwest Suburban Conference honoree and two-time all-area honoree on the track • two-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant in the 800m, placing 14th as a sophomore (2:15.77) and 10th as a junior (2:16.50) • two-time Northwest Suburban Conference champion in the 800m • ranks second in Robbinsdale Armstrong history in the 800m and 4x800m relay • owns high school personal bests of 2:15.57 in the 800m (2014), 5:23 in the 1,600m (2014), 59.6 in the 400m (2015) and 25.9 in the 200m (2012) • three-time All-Northwest Suburban Conference honoree in volleyball and Nordic skiing • two-time state runners-up as a team in Nordic skiing along with earning four Northwest Suburban Conference titles • named AAA award winner for Robbinsdale Armstrong (Athletics, Academics, and Arts) and Athena Award recipient as Robbinsdale Armstrong’s most outstanding female athlete • played club volleyball and summer softball.
Personal: Born November 17, 1996 • daughter of Sandi Brady Sather and Jay Sather • has two siblings, Jason and Kristiana • major is Chemical Engineering • ran with current Gopher Melissa Cabak at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School • enjoys violin, reading, singing, being outside, traveling, swimming and scootering.
|Sather's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|400m||1:04.26 (UA)||St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)|
|600m||1:39.07||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|800m||2:20.09||St. Thomas Showcase (2/10/17)|
|Sather's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|400m||1:02.13||Holst Invitational (4/22/17)|
|800m||2:17.63||Janis Rider Invitational (4/29/17)|
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.
Freshman Friday: Molly Roach
Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott
Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.