The Minnesota women's track & field team held its 2018 season banquet earlier this week
Emma Spagnola and Kiley Sabin broke Minnesota program records to lead the Gophers on day two at Louisville
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the Hamline Women's Twilight Wednesday night
The No. 13 Gophers defeated the No. 11 Badgers in the fourth-annual Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Dual on Saturday
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday
Photos of track & field student-athlete Kelsey Sather
2018 Season - Indoor: Ran six races • ran a career-best 5:34.38 in the mile at the UST Invite • ran a season-best 1:39.46 as 600m runner-up at the UST Showcase • ran a career-best 2:19.13 in the 800m at the Jack Johnson Classic • won the 800m at the UST Opener.
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 (2018 Final)|
|400m||1:04.26 (UA)||St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)|
|600m||1:39.07||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|800m||2:19.13||Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/18)|
|Mile||5:34.38||UST Invite (1/19/18)|
|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)|
Gophers to Send 14 to NCAA Championship
5/27/2018 - W. Track & Field
No. 11 Minnesota wrapped up the NCAA West Prelim with four more qualifications for the national meet on Saturday.
Five More Gophers Advance
5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field
Emma Spagnola, Emerald Egwim, Titania Markland, Agnes Esser, and Madeline Strandemo secured NCAA Championship berths.
Four Gophers Advance to NCAA Finals
5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field
Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim.