Emerald Egwim, Taylor Wiebke, and Madeline Strandemo each punched their tickets to the NCAA Championship Friday
Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim
Seven members of the Golden Gopher women's track & field team have earned All-Big Ten Conference honors
Emerald Egwim won the 400m to lead the Golden Gophers on day three of the Big Ten Championship Sunday
Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten 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 Kimberly Golding
2017 Season - Indoor: Named Second Team All-American after finishing 14th in the 60m hurdles (8.25) at the NCAA Championship • named team co-captain • competed at eight meets • ran a career-best 8.13 in the 60m hurdles prelims at the Big Ten Championship to set the Minnesota program record, tied with teammate Emma Spagnola • placed fourth (8.19) in the 60m hurdles at Big Tens • improved on her own Minnesota program record in the 60m hurdles at two meets, running 8.16 to win the event at the Music City Challenge before setting the record at Big Tens • won the 60m hurdles at four meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Named All-Big Ten Second Team in the 100m hurdles and the 4x100m relay • competed at six meets • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in 100m hurdles, placing 30th in 13.59 seconds • finished as B1G runner-up in the 100m hurdles in a career-best, Minnesota program record time of 12.98 seconds and led off the B1G runner-up 4x100m relay (45.30) at the Big Ten Championship • won the 100m hurdles at four meets, including clocking a wind-aided time of 12.87 seconds (+5.0 wind) at the Longhorn Invite • led off the 4x100m relay at four meets, including running a winning time of 44.80 at the Kansas Relays Quadrangular to move into third in Minnesota history.
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed at four meets • placed fourth in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten Championship in a career-best 8.18 seconds, improving on the Minnesota program record • broke the Gophers’ 60m hurdles record three times during the season • won the 60m hurdles at the Jack Johnson Classic (8.32) and the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (8.41) • won long jump with a collegiate-best mark of 5.79m (19-00.00) at the Jack Johnson Classic.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in the 100m hurdles at seven meets and made four appearances on the 4x100m relay • broke Minnesota’s program record in the 100m hurdles three times, finishing the season with a career-best time of 13.11 • finished third in the 100m hurdles (13.39) at the Big Ten Championship • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in the 100m hurdles, finishing 26th in 13.56 • won the 100m hurdles (13.11) at the Rock Chalk Classic • ran third on the third-place 4x100m relay at the UCLA Legends Invitational in a season-best 45.61 to rank 10th in program history • represented her country at the Jamaica National Senior Championships, placing ninth in the 100m hurdles in 13.95.
2015 Season - Indoor: Transferred to Minnesota after competing for Central Arizona College for two years • ran 10 races • finished the season as the Minnesota program record-holder in the 60m hurdles at 8.34 seconds in prelims at the Big Ten Championship • placed fourth in the B1G 60m hurdles final (8.38) • competed in the 60m hurdles at five meets and also placed fifth in the 200m at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached.
Before Minnesota: Competed for Central Arizona College during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons • 2014 NJCAA national champion in the 100m hurdles • named first team NJCAA All-American in 2014.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Convent of Mercy Academy "Alpha" in Kingston, Jamaica.
Personal: Born Dec. 15, 1992 • daughter of Jessica and Augustus Golding • majoring in youth studies.
|Golding's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|60m Hurdles||8.13 (AT-1st)||Big Ten Championship (2/24/17)|
|200m||28.41||Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)|
|Long Jump||5.79m, 19-00.00||Jack Johnson Classic (1/29/16)|
|Golding's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|100m Hurdles||12.98 (AT-1st)||Big Ten Championship (5/14/17)|
|200m||24.95||Before Minnesota (2013)|
Murphy, Alums Compete at USATF Championships
Nicolle Murphy competed in her first meet in nearly an entire calendar year Thursday evening in Sacramento, Calif.
Walking on to Greatness: Madeline Strandemo
Gophers distance runner Madeline Strandemo shares her journey from walk-on to Big Ten champion.
Gophers Head to USATF Championships
Three current Gophers and four University of Minnesota alumnae are set to compete in Sacramento, Calif., this week.