Paige Peschel
Paige  Peschel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Westfield, Wis.

High School:
Westfield Area HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/14/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


02/11/2017

Gophers Wrap Up ISU Classic

The Gophers competed on day two of the Iowa State Classic on Saturday afternoon

02/04/2017

Strandemo Leads Gophers at Meyo Invite

Madeline Strandemo ran the second-fastest mile in program history to lead Minnesota on day two at the Meyo Invite

02/03/2017

Gophers Kick Off Meyo Invite

Minnesota competed on day one of the Meyo Invitational on the road at Notre Dame Friday night

01/21/2017

Gophers Win Third-Straight Dual Title

Minnesota won 82-80 over Wisconsin in the third-annual dual meet between the border rivals Saturday afternoon

01/14/2017

Host Gophers Win 10 Titles

The Gophers opened the season by hosting the Minnesota Open on Saturday

05/04/2016

Gopher Women Track at St Thomas

Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet

06/09/2015

Paige Peschel

Photos of track and field student athlete Paige Peschel.

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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: 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 • 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)

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