Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship
Minnesota won the 600m and 5,000m on day one of the Power Five Invite hosted by Michigan
Kaitlyn Long won the weight throw and Val Larson finished as overall runner-up in the 600m on day one in Iowa
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 at the BearCat Open hosted by St. Thomas at Concordia St. Paul Wednesday
2018 Season - Indoor: Ran four races with two appearances each in the 800m and mile • ran a career-best 2:14.14 in the 800m at the Iowa State Classic • won the 800m at the UST Invite • won the mile in a season-best 5:04.98 at the UST Opener.
2018 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • made two appearances in the 1,500m, running a season-best 4:44.42 at the Tommie Twilight.
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets, including winning the 800m in a career-best 2:15.72 at the UST Showcase.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets, including winning the 3,000m steeplechase in a career-best 11:02.42 at the BearCat Twilight.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Rochester Mayo High School where she competed for coach Brett Carroll • 15-time high school athletics letterwinner, earning six track & field letters, five Nordic skiing letters, three soccer letters, and one cross country letter • four-time all-city and three-time All-Big Nine Conference track & field honoree • two-time Minnesota Class AA State Championship qualifier in the 800m, placing 18th as a sophomore (2:20) and 20th as a junior (2:21) • 2014 Big-Nine Conference champion in the 800m as a sophomore • holds Rochester Mayo school record in the 800m • earned all-conference honorable mention in cross country in 2011 • owns high school personal bests of 2:17.2 for 800m and 5:18 for 1,600m on the track.
Personal: Born June 2, 1998 • daughter of Laura and Andrew Greenlund • Chemistry major intending to study pre-medicine • enjoys reading, volunteering, and water-skiing • Presidential Scholarship recipient, honors diploma, top-ranked student with a 4.0 GPA • National Honors Society member • Spanish National Honors Society member • all-state academic gold level honoree.
|Greenlund's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|800m||2:14.14||Iowa State Classic (2/10/18)|
|Mile||4:58.92 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|Greenlund's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|800m||2:14.50 (UA)||Janis Rider Invite (4/29/17)|
|1,500m||4:38.05 (UA)||Hamline Invite (4/1/17)|
|3,000m Steeplechase||11:02.42 (UA)||BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)|
Strandemo Makes USATF Debut
6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field
Madeline Strandemo placed 17th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Thursday.
Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods
6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field
Representing the Maroon & Gold are Second Team honorees Derek Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo and Third Team selections Temi Ogunrinde and Kiley Sabin.
Quartet Headed to Jamaican Championship
6/20/2018 - W. Track & Field
Titania Markland, Nayoka Clunis, Ayesha Champagnie, and Shanique Wright are slated to compete in Jamaica this week.