Kimberly Golding
Kimberly  Golding

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portmore, Jamaica

Last College:
Central Arizona College

Event:
Hurdles/Jumps

Birthdate:
12/15/1992

Experience:
2 Letters


03/10/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Indoor at NCAA Meet

Emma Spagnola led Minnesota with an 11th-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championship Friday

03/01/2017

Four Gophers Advance to NCAAs

Minnesota will have four representatives compete at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship next week

02/25/2017

Gophers Finish Fourth at B1G Meet

Madeline Strandemo won the mile to lead the Gophers to a fourth-place team finish at the 2017 B1G Indoor Championship

02/24/2017

Records Fall on B1G Day One

Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship

02/23/2017

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kimberly Golding

GopherSports.com catches up with senior hurdler Kimberly Golding as the Gophers head to the B1G Championship

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.

01/23/2016

Women Track host Wisconsin

Minnesota wins Border Battle

07/21/2015

W. Track Big Ten Indoor Championships February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.

03/11/2015

Kimberly Golding

Photos of women's track & field athlete Kimberly Golding

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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.

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 (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
100m Hurdles 13.11 (AT-1st) Rock Chalk Classic (4/30/16)
200m 25.80 (UA) Holst Invitational (4/18/15)

MORE HEADLINES

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Taylor Wiebke

3/27/2017

Catch up with Gophers sophomore high jumper Taylor Wiebke after she earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors.

Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes

3/25/2017

Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday.

Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays

3/24/2017

Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays.

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