Temi Ogunrinde and Nicolle Murphy won individual titles to lead the Golden Gophers on day one of the Big Ten Championship
Molly Eastman and Paige Peschel led the Gophers at the Drake Relays on Thursday night
Minnesota checks in at No. 10 in the USTFCCCA Week Four National Team Rankings
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the Hamline Women's Twilight Wednesday night
Megan Hasz moved into eighth place in Minnesota history in the 10,000m run Friday night
Photos of track and field student athlete Molly Eastman.
2018 Season - Indoor: Ran six races • ran a career-best 5:01.25 in the mile at the UST Showcase • ran a career-best 10:02.29 in the 3,000m at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 17:08.65 in the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic • won the 3,000m at the UST Invite.
2018 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races • ran a career-best 35:37.16 in the 10,000m to place 13th at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 16:58.10 in the 5,000m at the Drake Relays • ran a season-best 4:41.34 in the 1,500m at UW-La Crosse.
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 (2018 Final)|
|Mile||5:01.25||UST Showcase (2/9/18)|
|3,000m||10:02.29||Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)|
|5,000m||17:08.65||Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/18)|
|Eastman's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|1,500m||4:40.92||Holst Invitational (4/22/17)|
|3,000m||10:25.16||Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)|
|5,000m||16:58.10||Drake Relays (4/26/18)|
|10,000m||35:37.16||Big Ten Championship (5/11/18)|
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.
Gophers Take 12th in Program of the Year Race
6/12/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota was one of 15 NCAA Division I women's programs honored by the USTFCCCA in this year's Program of the Year standings.