The Gophers wrapped up action at the Jack Johnson Classic at the Minnesota Fieldhouse Saturday
Allie Heifort won the shot put and the weight throw to lead the Gophers Friday evening
Matt Bingle looks at the Gophers' sprints, jumps, hurdles, and multi-events in 2016
Murgic cleared a career-best 4.15m (13-07.25) in pole vault at Hamline on Saturday
Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday
2015 Season: Competed unattached during both the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Lakeville North High School • 2013 Minnesota Class AA state participant in 100m hurdles (seventh place) and triple jump (17th place) • 2013 all-state honoree • three-time All-South Suburban Conference honoree • three-time academic all-state honoree • competed in Nordic skiing and soccer for Lakeville North HS • finished high school with 4.31 GPA and ranked sixth in her class • National Honors Society member.
Personal: Born July 7, 1996 • daughter of Dave and Kari Smits • has three siblings, Joey, Alyssa and Lauren • mother, Kari, competed in cross country and track & field at UW-Eau Claire • intends to major in biology and French.
|Smits's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|200m||27.28 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)|
|400m||1:02.87 (UA)||St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)|
|Smits's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|400m Hurdles||1:04.75 (UA)||Meet of the UnSaintly (5/2/15)|
Albrechtsen Wins High Jump at ISU Classic
Sofie Albrechtsen won high jump to lead Minnesota on day one at the Iowa State Classic Friday.
Gophers to Face B1G Foes at ISU Classic
Six Big Ten Conference teams are in the field for this year's Iowa State Classic.
Gophers Record 11 Career Bests at Notre Dame
Shanique Wright led Minnesota with a runner-up showing in the triple jump on day two of the Meyo Invitational Saturday.