Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday
Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota
Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Parents Day Invite on February 21, 2015.
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015
Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.
Gopher Women's Track & Field competes at St.Thomas on April 29, 2015.
Womens Track at the Tommie Twilight 4.29.2015
2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran six races, competing in the 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 27.03 in the 200m at the Minnesota Open • placed 10th in her lone open 400m in 1:02.16 at the St. Thomas Showcase • ran on runner-up 4x400m relay team at both the Minnesota Open and Parents Day Invite.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran 11 races, including the 100m, 200m and 400m • ran season bests and placed fifth in both the 100m (12.65) and the 200m (26.04) at the Holst Invitational • ran the 400m twice, including a season-best 1:01.27 at the Janis Rider Invite.
2014 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Somerset High School • high school coaches were Dave Praschak • set Somerset school records in the 100m, 200m and 4x400m relay • 2010 conference, regional and sectional champions in track • 2012 regional champions in track • four-year Wisconsin Division II state meet competitor • as a senior, took third in the 200m (25.78) and eighth in the 100m (12.83) at the state meet • as a junior, finished fourth in the 4x100m relay (50.21), fifth in the 200m (25.88) and eighth in the 100m (12.70) at the state meet • competed in the 4x200m relay at the state meet as a freshman (sixth in 1:46.19) and as a sophomore (15th in 1:49.54) • 4x100m relay took 14th (51.43) in the state as a sophomore • ran high school career-best times in the indoor 60m (7.52), indoor 200m (26.94), outdoor 100m (12.43) and outdoor 200m (25.78).
Personal: Born January 1, 1995 • plans to major in actuarial sciences • daughter of Scott Broome and Julie Tangen • has one younger brother, Garret • National Honor Society member • received academic honors • enjoys traveling.
|Broome's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|200m||27.03||Minnesota Open (1/17/15)|
|400m||1:02.16||St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)|
|Broome's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|100m||12.65||Holst Invitational (4/18/15)|
|200m||26.04||Holst Invitational (4/18/15)|
|400m||1:01.27||Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)|
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.