The Gophers remain at home this weekend to host the annual Jack Johnson Classic on Friday and Saturday
Minnesota defended its Border Battle crown as the Gophers defeated the Badgers, 93-66, in the second annual dual meet
The Gophers won six individual events and the 4x400-meter relay at the season-opening Minnesota Open
The Gophers hope to build off a strong cross country season on the track this spring
Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom
2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran five races • ran a season-best 4:59.51 in the mile at the Iowa State Classic • placed 19th in the mile (5:00.27) at the Big Ten championship • ran a season-best 10:07.52 in the 3,000m at the Meyo Invitational.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran eight races • ran a season-best 2:18.72 in the 800m at the Jaguar Challenge • placed 11th in the 1,500m in a season-best 4:41.39 at the Musco Twilight • ran the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships and placed 25th in 4:43.84 • finished third in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Eagle Open in a season-best 10:46.28.
2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Fargo South High School • high school coaches were Mike Merritt and Troy Thorson • an all-state cross country performer, finishing third in 2012 • on the track, won the 800m (2:17.34) at the 2013 North Dakota Division A state meet and finished sixth in the 1,600m and the 4x400m relay • 2013 Eastern Dakota Conference champion in the 1,600m • five-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field • four-year letterwinner in basketball • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born July 12, 1995 • daughter of Guy and Kimberly Strandemo • has three siblings, Thomas, Sarah and William • majoring in Marketing and Mandarin Chinese • nickname is Maddie • enjoys water sports, including water-skiing and wakeboarding.--
|Strandemo's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Mile||4:59.51||Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)|
|3,000m||10:07.52||Meyo Invitational (2/6-7/15)|
|Strandemo's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|800m||2:18.72||Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)|
|1,500m||4:41.39||Musco Twilight (5/2/15)|
|3,000m steeplechase||10:46.28||Eagle Open (5/8/15)|
Berkholtz, Markland Win Titles to Lead Gophers
Liz Berkholtz and Titania Markland won event titles to lead Minnesota on day one of the Meyo Invitational.
Black HIstory Month: Lisa (Walton) Anderson
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Lisa (Walton) Anderson.
Gophers Head to Meyo Invite
Minnesota travels to Notre Dame for its first road meet of the season this weekend.