Paige Peschel
Paige  Peschel

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Westfield, Wis.

High School:
Westfield Area HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/14/1996


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

04/29/2016

Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday

03/30/2016

Gophers to Compete at UCLA, Hamline

Minnesota will face national competition at UCLA and also compete locally at the Hamline Invite this weekend

03/26/2016

Gophers Win Pair of Relay Titles

Minnesota won the 4x800m relay and the 4x1500m relay at the Raleigh Relays Saturday

03/25/2016

Strandemo, McSherry Lead Gophers

Madeline Strandemo placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and Ally McSherry was sixth in the 1,500-meter run to lead Minnesota

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran nine races • won the 600m in a career-best 1:35.19 at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 2:14.64 in the 800m at the ISU Classic • anchored the first-place 4x400m relay (3:53.74) at the Minnesota Open.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran eight races • placed third in the 800m in a career-best 2:14.22 at the Tommie Twilight • ran a career-best 59.90 to place sixth in the 400m at the Holst Invitational • ran a career-best 4:46.52 in the 1,500m and led off the first-place 4x800m relay (8:47.62) at the Raleigh Relays • ran the third leg of the third-place 4x800m relay team at Drake Relays, finishing in 8:41.30 for the seventh-fastest time in program history.

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

High School: A 2014 graduate of Westfield Area High School • named 2011 USA Track & Field All-American • four-time All-South Central Conference honoree and 12-time conference champion in track & field • seven-time state qualifier with six top-10 finishes • placed third in both the 1,600m and 3,200m at the 2011 Wisconsin Division 2 state track & field championships as a freshman • finished 10th in the state in the 800m as a junior and took eighth in the 1,600m and 10th in both the 400m and 800m as a senior • holds Westfield Area school records in 400m, 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m • also a four-year letterwinner in basketball in high school • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born February 14, 1996 • daughter of Jayson and Melissa Peschel • has one younger brother, Parker • enjoys working out, running, reading and swimming • intends to major in kinesiology and exercise science.

Peschel's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
600m 1:35.19 Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)
800m 2:14.64 Iowa State Classic (2/13/16)
Mile 5:31.90 (UA) Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
Peschel's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m 59.90 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)
800m 2:14.22 Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)
1,500m 4:46.52 Raleigh Relays (3/25/16)

MORE HEADLINES

Seniors Lead Gophers' NCAA Qualifiers

5/27/2016

Liz Berkholtz, Nicolle Murphy, Lyndsey Thorpe, Heta Tuuri, and Kaila Urick join Jess Lehman in advancing to the NCAA Championship.

Day One NCAA West Prelim Action Postponed

5/26/2016

Due to inclement weather, Thursday's competition at the NCAA West Prelim is postponed until Friday.

Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

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