Madeline Strandemo
Madeline  Strandemo

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Fargo, N.D.

High School:
Fargo South HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
07/12/1995

Experience:
1 Letter


04/22/2017

Gophers Win Team Crown at KU Relays

Minnesota won 10 event titles to edge host Kansas for the team title at the KU Relays Quadrangular Saturday

04/15/2017

Strandemo Earns Runner-Up Showing

Madeline Strandemo finished second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Ocean State Invitational Saturday

04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening

04/08/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic

03/29/2017

Strandemo Honored with B1G Accolades

Madeline Strandemo is this week's Big Ten Conference Track Athlete of the Week after her performance at the Raleigh Relays

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.

07/22/2015

W. Track Big Ten Outdoor Championships May 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in May 15-17, 2015. Photos by Walt Middleton.

03/13/2015

Madeline Strandemo

Photos of women's track & field athlete Madeline Strandemo

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2017 Season - Indoor: Named First Team All-Big Ten honoree after winning the mile (4:41.88) at the Big Ten Championship, where she also placed sixth in the 3,000m (9:18.02) • named team co-captain • ran eight races, winning four of them • ran the second-ranked times in program history in both the mile and the 3,000m • placed eighth in the mile in a career-best 4:38.88 at the Meyo Invite • finished sixth in the 3,000m in a career-best 9:17.54 at the Iowa State Classic • won both the 800m (career-best 2:12.66) and the mile (4:53.28) at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.

2016 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races • ran a career-best 4:42.24 in the mile to place third at the Big Ten Championship and move into sixth in Minnesota history • ran the 1,600m leg of the distance medley relay at Big Tens, placing third in 11:13.28 to rank sixth in Minnesota history • finished seventh in the 3,000m in a career-best 9:21.81 at the ISU Classic to move into fourth in Minnesota history • ran a career-best 17:02.30 as the 5,000m runner-up at the Minnesota Open.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named All-Big Ten Second Team, USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • finished as B1G runner-up in the 3,000m steeplechase • ran 12 races • scored a team-high 14 points at the Big Ten Championship, finishing second in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:09.78), third in the 1,500m (4:22.50), and 10th in the 5,000m (16:50.62) at Big Tens • placed 13th in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:15.11) at the NCAA West Prelim • ran a career-best 10:03.52 to place third in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Virginia Challenge • ended the season ranked second in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:03.52) and eighth in the 1,500m (4:22.50) among all-time Gophers • anchored the first-place 4x1600m relay at Drake Relays, running 19:21.71 to rank eighth in program history • anchored the third-place distance medley relay at Drake Relays, running 11:24.25 to rank sixth in program history • ran on the first-place 4x800m relay (8:47.62) and 4x1500m relay (18:18.65) teams at the Raleigh Relays.

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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:12.66 Minnesota Open (1/21/17)
Mile 4:38.88 (AT-2nd) Meyo Invitational (2/4/17)
3,000m 9:17.54 (AT-2nd) Iowa State Classic (2/10/17)
5,000m 17:02.30 Minnesota Open (1/16/16)
Strandemo's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:18.72 Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)
1,500m 4:22.50 (AT-8th) Big Tens (5/15/16)
5,000m 16:50.62 Big Tens (5/15/16)
3,000m steeplechase 10:03.52 (AT-2nd) Virginia Challenge (4/22/16)

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