Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota
Minnesota hosts its final home meet of the 2015 season this Saturday
Eight Gophers recorded career-best times in the 800m and mile at the Iowa State Classic
Minnesota will compete at the Iowa State Classic and the St. Thomas Showcase this week
Minnesota won five individual event titles at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open Friday
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015
Gopher Women's Track & Field competes at St.Thomas on April 29, 2015.
Photos of women's track student-athlete Lisa Bailey.
2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran one race • placed 13th in the 800m (2:44.75) at the Minnesota Open.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran the 800m at three meets, including a season-best 2:38.03 at the Eagle Open.
2014 Season -- Indoor: Set career-best times in three events • ran personal-best 600m to finish fourth at the UW-River Falls Invite (1:46.53) • ran career-best 800m at the Parents Day Open (2:28.49) • ran the mile at the St. Thomas Showcase in career-best 5:48.54.
2014 Season -- Outdoor: Ran six races • ran outdoor career-best times in the 400m (1:06.47) and 800m (2:30.68) • ran the 400m twice and the 800m four times • ran career-best 800m at UW-La Crosse (2:30.68) • placed 16th in the 400m in career-best 1:06.47 at Macalester.
2013 Season -- Indoor: Posted season-best 800m time of 2:28.82 at Parents Day Open • ran the 800m at Jack Johnson Classic (2:32.97) • ran the mile at the Northwest Open (5:59.49).
2013 Season -- Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season.
2012 Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season and the 2012 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School • high school coaches were Jason Russo and Mike Bussarello • cross country team placed third in the state of New Jersey in her senior year • also played soccer and won a state championship in her junior year • placed third in the distance medley relay in 2009, which earned her All-American honors • four-time all-conference honoree • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born January 28, 1993 • majoring in biomedical engineering • daughter of Linda Kuritzkes and Mark Bailey • has one brother, Greg • enjoys helping people, anything outdoors, and being with friends and family.
|Bailey's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|600m||1:46.53||UW-River Falls (2/8/14)|
|800m||2:28.49||Parents Day (2/22/14)|
|Mile||5:48.54||St. Thomas (2/14/14)|
|Bailey's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|800m||2:30.68||UW-La Crosse (5/9/14)|
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
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Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.