Molly Eastman
Molly  Eastman

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Victoria, Minn.

High School:
Holy Family Catholic HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/04/1996


05/12/2017

Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one

04/27/2017

Distance Gophers Open Competition at Drake

Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night

04/22/2017

Gophers Win Eight Titles at Holst Invite

Members of the Gophers women's track & field team competed locally at the Holst Invitational Saturday

04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening

03/24/2017

Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays

Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays

06/09/2015

Molly Eastman

Photos of track and field student athlete Molly Eastman.

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran six races • ran career-best times in the mile (5:07.07), 3,000m (10:02.30), and 5,000m (17:30.27).

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races, including three appearances in the 10,000m • made Big Ten debut, placing 26th in the 10,000m (37:32.77) • recorded career-best times in the 1,500m (4:40.92) at the Holst Invitational, 5,000m (17:28.66) at the Hamline Twilight, and 10,000m (36:17.09) at the Drake Relays.

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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:07.07 Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
3,000m 10:02.30 ISU Classic (2/10/17)
5,000m 17:30.27 Meyo Invite (2/3/17)
Eastman's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:40.92 Holst Invitational (4/22/17)
3,000m 10:25.16 Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)
5,000m 17:28.66 Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)
10,000m 36:17.09 Drake Relays (4/27/17)

MORE HEADLINES

Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

12/14/2017 - W. Track & Field

Temi Ogunrinde was named the Collegiate Athlete of the Year presented by Sports Minneapolis Wednesday night.

Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual Tickets on Sale

Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual Tickets on Sale

12/11/2017 - W. Track & Field

Fans can purchase advance tickets to the 2018 Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

12/1/2017 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota got an early start to the 2018 season on the road in Brookings, S.D., Friday night.

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