Molly Eastman
Molly  Eastman

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Victoria, Minn.

High School:
Holy Family Catholic HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/04/1996


02/10/2017

PRs Abound at ISU Classic

As part of its three-meet weekend, a number of Gophers are competing at the Iowa State Classic Friday and Saturday

02/04/2017

Strandemo Leads Gophers at Meyo Invite

Madeline Strandemo ran the second-fastest mile in program history to lead Minnesota on day two at the Meyo Invite

02/03/2017

Gophers Kick Off Meyo Invite

Minnesota competed on day one of the Meyo Invitational on the road at Notre Dame Friday night

05/04/2016

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight

04/30/2016

Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week

Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday

06/09/2015

Molly Eastman

Photos of track and field student athlete Molly Eastman.

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran five races, including clocking career-best times in the mile (5:13.34), 3,000m (10:19.85), and 5000m (18:28.79).

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races • won the 5,000m (17:45.71) at the Tommie Twilight • recorded a career-best 10:25.16 in the 3,000m run at the Janis Rider Invitational.

2015 Season: Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Holy Family Catholic High School • four-time state qualifier in cross country, including a 12th-place finish at the 2013 Minnesota Class A state cross country championship • two-time all-state and three-time all-conference cross country runner • three-time state qualifier, including two appearances in the 4x800m relay with a state runner-up finish at the 2014 Minnesota Class A state track & field championship in a Holy Family school record 9:32.16 • took seventh in the 3,200m at the state meet as a freshman • two-time all-state honoree and four-time all-conference honoree on the track • academic all-state honoree in both cross country and track & field • also a four-year letterwinner and team captain in Nordic skiing in high school.

Personal: Born May 4, 1996 • daughter of Patrick and Lee Anne Eastman • has one younger sister, Maria • mother, Lee Anne, competed in cross country and track & field and the University of Minnesota Duluth • enjoys cooking, Nordic skiing and horseback riding • majoring in food science.

Eastman's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:13.34 St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
3,000m 10:19.85 Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)
5,000m 18:28.79 Jack Johnson Classic (1/29/16)
Eastman's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:50.16 (UA) Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)
3,000m 10:25.16 Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)
5,000m 17:45.71 Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Win Seven Events at Home

2/18/2017

The Gophers hosted their final indoor meet of the season Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse.

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2/17/2017

The Gophers will celebrate their 2017 seniors during the Parents Day Invite on Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse.

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2/16/2017

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