Minnesota is pleased to add 11 more student-athletes to its incoming class
Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams
Stanford, Herauf and Murphy lead Minnesota at Big Ten championships
Jess Herauf repeated her runner-up showing in the pentathlon at the B1G indoor championship
Purdue hosts the Big Ten Championships this Friday through Sunday
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran career-best times in the 1,000m (2:50.33), the mile (4:46.49) and the 3,000m (9:45.80) ran the team's best 1,000m and mile times of the indoor season won the 1,000m at the Iowa State Classic in 2:50.33 won the mile at the Bill Bergan Invite in 4:46.49 placed fourth in the 3,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic (9:45.80) ran 1,600m leg of Gophers' all-time fifth-best distance medley relay team that took second at Iowa State Classic (11:12.85) ran the mile (4:49.93) and on the fourth-place distance medley relay (11:23.50) at the Big Ten championship.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran eight races ran the 1,500m run at Big Tens and finished 12th in finals in a career-best 4:26.94, the second-fastest time by a Gopher this season clocked a 4:29.69 in the 1,500m run at Stanford finished third in lone 800m race of the season (2:16.28) at Carleton Relays led off the 4x1600m relay team that finished fourth at Drake Relays with the ninth-best time in Minnesota history (19:24.68) ran 1,600m leg of distance medley relay team that finished fourth at Drake Relays with the seventh-best time in Minnesota history (11:28.78) Academic All-Big Ten honoree USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2013 Season - Indoor: Competed in the mile at the Big Ten Championships anchored the Gophers' fourth-place (eighth in Gopher history) distance medley relay team (11:17.94) at Big Tens ran the team's best mile time of the season (4:47.51) at the Iowa State Classic set a 3,000m personal record (9:51.15) in finishing second at the Bison Classic.
2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished eighth in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships (4:28.99) season-best 1,500m time was 4:27.76 at the Alabama Invite (third place) ran on the runner-up 4x1600m and fourth-place 4x800m relays at the Drake Relays finished second in the 3,000m at Arkansas (9:43.30) fifth in the 800m at the Musco Twilight (2:14.70) Academic All-Big Ten honoree USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Took third in the 3,000m at the Northwest Open (9:56.70) placed sixth in the mile (4:59.65) at the Jack Johnson Classic.
2012 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season.
2011 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Iowa State Classic in the mile (4:59.69) ran a 5:04.56 in the mile at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ran a then career-best time in the mile at the Big Ten Championships (4:59.35).
2011 Season - Outdoor: Ran then-fastest collegiate time in the 800m (2:16.77) at the Bulls Invite for 11th place competed in the 1,500m at the Mt. SAC Relays and finished with a time of 4:33.41 ran a then career-best time in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships (4:31.76) made the 1,500m finals at the Big Ten Championships and placed 10th.
2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track seasons.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Middleton High School high school coach was Joe Spolar four-time all-state honoree in cross country placed fourth in Wisconsin Division I meet as both a junior and senior helped team to 2006 state title Big 8 Conference champion as a junior earned seven all-state citations in track a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born November 6, 1990 majoring in human resources and psychology the daughter of Kurt and Brenda Bollig has a younger sister, Danielle enjoys traveling, skiing and spending time with family and friends.
|Bollig's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|1,000m||2:50.33||Iowa State Classic (2/14-15/14)|
|Mile||4:46.49||Bill Bergan Invite (1/31-2/1/14)|
|3,000m||9:45.80||Jack Johnson Classic (1/24-25/14)|
|Bollig's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|800m||2:14.70||Musco Twilight (4/20/13)|
|1,500m||4:26.94||Big Ten Championships (5/18/14)|
|3,000m||9:43.30||Arkansas Invite (3/30/13)|
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.