Madeline Strandemo
Madeline  Strandemo

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fargo, N.D.

High School:
Fargo South HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
07/12/1995

Experience:
2 Letters


09/14/2017

Gophers Name 2018 Captains

Madeline Strandemo, Temi Ogunrinde, Titania Markland, and Emma Spagnola will captain the Gophers this season

06/21/2017

Walking on to Greatness: Madeline Strandemo

Gophers distance runner Madeline Strandemo shares her journey from walk-on to Big Ten champion

06/12/2017

Duo Named All-Americans

The USTFCCCA handed out the 2017 All-American awards following the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship

06/10/2017

Strandemo Earns Top-10 Finish in NCAA Debut

Madeline Strandemo placed ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase in her first NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship appearance Saturday

06/08/2017

Strandemo Advances to NCAA Final

Madeline Strandemo earned her place in Saturday's 3,000m steeplechase NCAA final on Thursday night in Eugene, Ore.

06/12/2017

2017 NCAA Outdoor Championship Day Two

Photos of the Gopher women's track & field team on day two of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship.

06/09/2017

NCAA Championship Women's Day One

Photos of the Gophers competing at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championship. Photos by Becky Miller.

05/13/2017

05.13.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

05.13.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

05/12/2017

05.12.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

05.12.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

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.

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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.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Second Team All-American and All-Big Ten First Team honoree in the 3,000m steeplechase • named USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • NCAA Championship qualifier in the 3,000m steeplechase, placing ninth in 10:04.62 • advanced to the NCAA 3,000m steeplechase final with a time of 9:52.74 to place fourth in her heat and sixth overall in the semifinal round • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in the 3,000m steeplechase, finishing fifth in 10:10.68 to advance to the NCAA Championship • Big Ten Conference 3,000m steeplechase champion in a Minnesota program record 9:51.83 • ran a season-best 4:24.24 in the 1,500m to place fourth at the Big Ten Championship • won the 3,000m steeplechase titles at the Big Ten Championship (9:51.83) and Raleigh Relays (10:07.46) • 3,000m steeplechase runner-up at the Ocean State Invite (10:04.98) • ran a career-best 2:08.57 in the 800m at the Raleigh Relays • ran 11 races.

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 coffee shops, farmers markets, and going out to eat.

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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:08.57 Raleigh Relays (3/25/17)
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 9:51.83 (AT-1st) Big Tens (5/13/17)

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