Emma Spagnola and Kiley Sabin broke Minnesota program records to lead the Gophers on day two at Louisville
Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship
Minnesota competed at three meets on the west coast on Friday
Minnesota opened the 2018 outdoor season at the Cougar Spring Break Invitational on Thursday
Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history
2018 Season - Indoor: Ran 11 races at six meets with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 600m, and 4x400m relay • ran a season-best 1:35.51 to win the 600m at the Parents Day Invite • ran season-bests in the 200m and 400m at the ISU Classic.2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at six meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at six meets.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls, Minn., where she competed for coaches Dan Jago, Cara Jago, and Mike Biermaier • three-sport letterwinner for the Prowlers, earning six letters in track & field along with being a five-year letterwinner in both volleyball and basketball • five-time state meet qualifier in both the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles • earned nine top-10 finishes at the Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship, including back-to-back titles in the 300-meter hurdles as a senior (41.35) and junior (42.13) after finishing as runner-up as a sophomore (43.44) and freshman (44.07), having also won the state title as an eighth grader (43.48) • finished as 100m hurdles state runner-up as a senior (14.27) after placing 10th as a junior, sixth as a sophomore, 13th as a freshman, and 10th as an eighth grader • 10-time Heart of Lakes Conference champion, earning 100m, 200m, and 300m hurdles titles as a senior; 200m, 400m, and 4x100m relay titles as a junior; and 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 4x200m relay, and triple jump titles as a sophomore • earned All-Heart of Lakes Conference honors as a sophomore, junior, and senior • five-year all-state honoree • placed fifth in the 400m hurdles (58.85) at the 2016 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships to earn USATF All-American honors • all-time MSHSL record-holder in the 300-meter hurdles who also held Lincoln High School records in 100m, 200m, 400m, 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, long jump, triple jump, 4x100m relay, and 4x200m relay • owns high school personal-best marks of 58.85 in the 400m hurdles, 41.35 in the 300m hurdles, and 14.27 in the 100m hurdles, along with 12.48 (100m), 25.4 (200m), 56.70 (400m), 2:20.62 (800m), 4-11 (high jump), 17-03 (long jump), and 35-11.50 (triple jump) • recorded 1,000 career kills in volleyball and scored 1,000 career points in basketball for the Prowlers along with competing at state tournaments in both sports in high school.
Personal: Born July 9, 1998 • daughter of Mike and Ronda Biermaier • has one sibling, Blake • father Mike competed in track & field at the University of North Dakota from 1989-92 • mother Ronda competed in volleyball, basketball, and softball at the University of Minnesota Crookston from 1992-97 • intends to major in kinesiology • National Honor Society member and Student Council representative.
|Biermaier's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|200m||26.42 (UA)||ISU Classic (2/10/17)|
|400m||57.78 (UA)||ISU Classic (2/11/17)|
|600m||1:34.95 (UA)||Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)|
|60m Hurdles||9.36 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|Biermaier's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|400m Hurdles||1:02.31 (UA)||BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)|
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kiley Sabin
5/22/2018 - W. Track & Field
Catch up with Gophers redshirt junior Kiley Sabin heading into the NCAA West Prelim.
No. 11 Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelim
5/21/2018 - W. Track & Field
Nineteen Gophers will represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim in Sacramento, Calif., this week.
Gophers Celebrate Graduates
5/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
The Big Ten champion Gophers honored the program's seniors with an impromptu graduation ceremony at the airport.