Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim
Nineteen Gophers have secured 23 entries in 14 different events at the 2018 NCAA West Prelim
Matt Bingle was named the 2018 Big Ten Women's Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year
No. 10 Minnesota won the program's third outdoor and seventh overall Big Ten team title on Sunday.
Madeline Strandemo, Kiley Sabin, and Ashley Ramacher earned runner-up finishes to lead Minnesota on day two of the B1G Championship
2018 Season – Indoor: Ran six races • ran a career-best 16:24.26 to place fifth in the 5,000m and a career-best 9:25.33 to place seventh in the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championship • won the 5,000m at the Power Five Invite (16:28.92) • ended the season ranked sixth in the 5,000m (16:24.26) and eighth in the 3,000m (9:25.33) among all-time Gophers.
2018 Season – Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • ran six races • placed fourth in the 10,000m (34:38.37) and eighth in the 5,000m (16:54.28) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 16:00.22 in the 5,000m at the Mt. SAC Relays to move into second in Minnesota history • ran a career-best 33:28.11 in the 10,000m at the NCAA West Prelim to move into second in Minnesota history • ran a season-best 4:33.03 in the 1,500m at the Drake Relays.
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets, including winning the 3,000m at both the UST Showcase (9:32.82) and the St. Thomas Invite (9:43.50) and finishing as runner-up in the mile at the Parents Day Invite (4:55.39).
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets • won the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational (career-best 4:30.88) and the BearCat Twilight (4:34.14) • finished as 5,000m runner-up in a career-best 16:08.47 at the Drake Relays.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Alexandria Area High School where she ran for coaches Mark Nelson, Travis Hochhalter, and Meghan Orgeman-Crumb • five-time letterwinner in cross country and six-time letterwinner in track & field • five-time all-state and All-Central Lakes Conference honoree in cross country • earned four top-six finishes at the Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship, placing second as a senior (17:39 for 5K), first as a junior (13:40 for 4K), second as a sophomore (14:13 for 4K), and sixth as a freshman (14:14 for 4K) • Central Lakes Conference champion in 2013 and 2014 • earned All-American honors at 2014 Nike Cross Nationals, finishing fifth in 17:40 • named Minnesota Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year • owns high school cross country personal bests of 13:40 for 4K (2014) and 17:17 for 5K (2014) • on the track, was a three-time All-Central Lakes Conference honoree (2012, 2013, 2016), two-time 3,200m conference champion (2013, 2016), and two-time all-state honoree (2014, 2016) • five-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier, finishing as runner-up in both the 3,200m (10:36) and 1,600m (4:49) as a senior to help lead Alexandria to the 2016 state title • finished as Minnesota Class AA state runner-up in the 1,600m run (4:53.36) and took fourth in the 3,200m run (10:32.75) as a sophomore in 2014 • placed 11th in the 3,200m run (10:58) as a freshman at the state meet • battled injuries during her junior year • owns high school track & field personal bests of 10:32 for 3,200m (2015), 4:49 for 1,600m (2016), 4:29 for 1,500m (2016), and 2:15 for 800m (2015) • has held Alexandria program records for 4K in cross country and 1,600m on the track.
Personal: Born September 9, 1997 • daughter of Doug and Nancy Hasz • has a twin sister, Bethany, and an older sister Kelsey • Kinesiology major • enjoys baking and reading • high school teammates with former Gopher Jamie Piepenburg • earned a 4.0 grade point average in high school.
|Hasz's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Mark)||Meet (Date)|
|Mile||4:55.39 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|3,000m||9:25.33 (AT-8th)||Big Ten Championship (2/23/18)|
|5,000m||16:24.26 (AT-6th)||Big Ten Championship (2/24/18)|
|Hasz's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Mark)||Meet (Date)|
|1,500m||4:30.88 (UA)||Holst Invitational (4/22/17)|
|5,000m||16:00.22 (AT-2nd)||Mt. SAC Relays (4/20/18)|
|10,000m||33:28.11 (AT-2nd)||NCAA West Prelim (5/24/18)|
Quartet Headed to Jamaican Championship
6/20/2018 - W. Track & Field
Titania Markland, Nayoka Clunis, Ayesha Champagnie, and Shanique Wright are slated to compete in Jamaica this week.
Strandemo, Spagnola Set for USA Championship
6/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
Madeline Strandemo and Emma Spagnola are set to compete at the USA Track & Field Senior Outdoor Championships this week.
Ramacher Named B1G Freshman of the Year
6/13/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers redshirt freshman Ashley Ramacher has been named the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year.