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
Devin Stanford took home titles in the hammer and discus to lead Minnesota Wednesday afternoon
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)|
Bucknam Receives Sportsmanship Award
Gophers alum Kate Bucknam is one of four 2014-15 NCAA Student-Athlete Sportsmanship Awards recipients.
Gophers Announce 2016 Track Schedule
The Gophers host the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual on Jan. 23 to highlight the 2016 indoor season.
Gophers at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair
Meet your favorite Gopher student-athletes and coaches at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.