High School: A 2017 graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School where she competed for coaches Paul Ellison, Ryan Sommers, and Kailee Kamps • a two-sport letterwinner, who earned four letters in track & field and three letters in basketball • four-year all-conference, four-year all-section, and three-year all-state honoree in track & field • named 2015 Rookie of the Year, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Most Valuable Field Athlete, and 2017 Most Outstanding Field Athlete for Robbinsdale Armstrong • seven-time Northwest Suburban Conference champion, winning four discus titles and three shot put titles • set Robbinsdale Armstrong school records and Northwest Suburban Conference records in both the shot put and the discus • eight-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier with four appearances each in the shot put and the discus • won back-to-back state titles in the shot put as a senior (45-04.75) and junior (46-01.75) after placing fifth as a sophomore and 17th as a freshman • state runner-up in the discus (151-11) as a junior before placing third as a senior (130-00) and after taking 13th as a freshman and 11th as a sophomore • owns high school personal-best marks of 151-11 in the discus and 47-09 in the shot put • competed in USATF, AAU, and Falcon Track & Field.
Personal: Born June 6, 1999 • full name is Alexandrea • daughter of Christal Anderson and David Hurst Sr. • intends to study animal science as a major and American Sign Language as a minor • played summer softball, was involved in choir, orchestra, colorguard, and step team, and was an honor roll student in high school.
Strandemo, Spagnola Set for USA Championship
6/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
Madeline Strandemo and Emma Spagnola are set to compete at the USA Track & Field Senior Outdoor Championships this week.
Ramacher Named B1G Freshman of the Year
6/13/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers redshirt freshman Ashley Ramacher has been named the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year.
Gophers Take 12th in Program of the Year Race
6/12/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota was one of 15 NCAA Division I women's programs honored by the USTFCCCA in this year's Program of the Year standings.