Paige Peschel
Paige  Peschel

RS Junior

Westfield, Wis.

High School:
Westfield Area HS



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Gophers Remain Atop B1G Standings

Madeline Strandemo, Kiley Sabin, and Ashley Ramacher earned runner-up finishes to lead Minnesota on day two of the B1G Championship


Gophers Race at Drake Relays Distance Carnival

Molly Eastman and Paige Peschel led the Gophers at the Drake Relays on Thursday night


Esser, Spagnola Break Records

No. 14 Minnesota wrapped up its time in California with four event titles on day two of the Beach Invitational


No. 14 Gophers Rewrite Records in California

Minnesota competed at three meets on the west coast on Friday


No. 13 Gophers Win 11 Titles at Baylor

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday


Gopher Women Track at St Thomas

Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet


Paige Peschel

Photos of track and field student athlete Paige Peschel.


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2018 Season - Indoor: Ran four races • ran a season-best 1:39.48 to place fifth in the 600m at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran a season-best 2:16.13 to win the 800m at the UST Showcase.

2017 Season - Indoor: Ran eight races • ran on Minnesota’s eighth-place 4x800m relay (11:28.58) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 1:34.99 in the 600m at the Meyo Invite • ran a career-best 2:12.99 in the 800m at the Iowa State Classic.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • ran 10 races • placed 25th in the 800m (2:14.00) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 2:11.94 to place third in the 800m at the BearCat Twilight • ran a career-best 4:40.61 in the 1,500m and led off third-place 4x800m relay (9:01.41) at the Raleigh Relays.

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: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • 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 • major is Kinesiology.

Peschel's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
600m 1:34.99 Meyo Invite (2/3/17)
800m 2:12.99 Iowa State Classic (2/11/17)
Mile 5:31.90 (UA) Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
Peschel's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m 59.90 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)
800m 2:11.94 BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)
1,500m 4:40.61 Raleigh Relays (3/24/17)


Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kiley Sabin

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kiley Sabin

5/22/2018 - W. Track & Field

Catch up with Gophers redshirt junior Kiley Sabin heading into the NCAA West Prelim.

No. 11 Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelim

No. 11 Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelim

5/21/2018 - W. Track & Field

Nineteen Gophers will represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim in Sacramento, Calif., this week.

Gophers Celebrate Graduates

Gophers Celebrate Graduates

5/19/2018 - W. Track & Field

The Big Ten champion Gophers honored the program's seniors with an impromptu graduation ceremony at the airport.

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