Minnesota won five individual event titles at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open Friday
The Gophers competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly on Saturday afternoon
Minnesota won the long jump, discus and hammer Wednesday evening
Devin Stanford won the hammer throw and the discus to lead Minnesota
The Gophers are training in Houston, Texas, during spring break
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran six races ran a season-best 1:37.68 in the 600m at Northwest Open came in 12th in the 800m at the Jack Johnson Classic in a season-best 2:17.40 ran on the first-place 4x400m relay (3:53.66) at Northwest Open.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in six races, including five appearances in the 400m hurdles recorded season-best 400m hurdle time of 1:05.13 and finished seventh at TSU Relays placed seventh in 400m hurdles (1:05.35) at UC San Diego won the 400m hurdles (1:06.95) at Holst Invitational ran an outdoor career-best 2:20.92 in the 800m at UW-La Crosse Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2013 Season - Indoor: Ran her season-best time of 1:34.42 in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships ran a time of 2:14.50 in the 800m at the Iowa State Classic ran the 400m (60.57) and 500 yards at the Meyo Invitational.
2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 13th in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships (1:02.27) won the hurdles at the UNLV Invitational and took third at the Musco Twilight Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Won the 600m at Parents Day Open (1:36.95) took fifth in the Holiday Inn Invitational 600m, running 1:37.14 runner-up at the MSU Open 600m (1:37.24) ran a leg on the 4x400m relay that placed third (3:50.26) at the Holiday Inn Invitational.
2012 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships with a season-best time of 1:02.07 won the 400m hurdles at the Hamline Twilight (1:02.13) finished second at the Hamline Invite Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Brainerd High School high school coaches were Dan Clabo and Howie Jacobs finished third in the 300m hurdles (44.47) and eighth in the 100m hurdles (15.04) at the 2010 Minnesota Class AA state meet also competed in both hurdle events at the 2008 and 2009 state meets two-time Central Lakes Conference champion in 300m hurdles school record-holder in 300m hurdles also an all-conference soccer player and gymnast named Brainerd's Female Athlete of the Year academic all-state honoree National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born July 28, 1992 finance major daughter of Patrick and Kelly Smith has three sisters: Samantha, Johanna and Chloe father played football for St. Cloud State sister Samantha was a gymnast for Winona State enjoys rollerblading and spending time on the lake.
|Smith's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)|
|400m||1:00.57||Meyo Invitational (2/2/13)|
|500m||1:18.60||Meyo Invitational (2/1/13)|
|600m||1:34.42||Big Ten Championships (2/22/13)|
|800m||2:14.50||Iowa State Classic (2/18/13)|
|Smith's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)|
|400m Hurdles||1:02.07||Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)|
|800m||2:20.92||UW-La Crosse (5/9/14)|
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
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.