The Gophers are training in Houston, Texas, during spring break
Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.
The meet will conclude on Saturday.
Matt Bingle previewed his event group with GopherSports.com.
Okoroji records three career best times over weeekend
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished third in the long jump at the Jack Johnson Classic with a season-best mark of 18-0 1/2 (5.50m) also finished fourth in the 60 meters with a season-best time of 7.79 seconds. Outdoor: Finished sixth in long jump with a season-best mark of 17-9 (5.41m) at the UNLV Invitational ran the 100 meters at the Arkansas Invite (12.63) ran 26.23 in the 200m at the UNLV Invite.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten Championships, running the 60-meter dash in personal-best fashion (7.55) and the 200-meter dash (24.83) in the preliminary rounds also ran a leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that placed seventh in the conference (3:44.08) cracked Minnesota's top-10 list (eighth all-time) with a second-place finish in the 60 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic (7.60) displayed her versatility marking 18-0 1/4 (5.49m) in the long jump at the Holiday Inn Invitational, placing fifth.
High School:A 2011 graduate from Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, Wis. high school coach was Lone Lewis earned All-Conference three year times in track and field also was a four-time All-American three-time All-State in Wisconsin for track and field received the Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Year award three-time 100 meter conference champion in the 100 meters (2008, 2009,2010) three-time 200 meter conference champion (2008, 2009, 2010) three-time long jump conference champion two-time 400 meter conference champion holds her high school record for the 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, long jump and also 4X200
Personal:Born on April 5, 1993 intends to major in physiology daughter of Kemaklam Obasin three siblings named Chinedu, Chikwe, and Chisom enjoys to edit pictures and write.
|60m, Indoor||7.55||Big Ten (2012)|
|100m, Outdoor||12.63||Arkansas Inv. (3/30/13)|
|200m, Outdoor||26.23||UNLV Inv. (3/16/13)|
|Long Jump, Indoor||18-0 1/2 (5.50m)||Jack Johnson (1/18/13)|
|Long Jump, Outdoor||17-9 (5.41m)||UNLV Inv. (3/16/13)|
Gophers Open Larry Wieczorek Invite
1/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
Kaitlyn Long won the weight throw and Val Larson finished as overall runner-up in the 600m on day one in Iowa.
Long Earns B1G Weekly Honors
1/17/2018 - W. Track & Field
After breaking Minnesota's program record in the weight throw last weekend, Kaitlyn Long is this week's Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week.
No. 13 Gophers to Face Top-25 Foes at Iowa
1/16/2018 - W. Track & Field
No. 13 Minnesota is set to face four other nationally ranked teams at the Larry Wieczorek Invite hosted by Iowa this Friday and Saturday.