Paige Peschel
Paige  Peschel

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Westfield, Wis.

High School:
Westfield Area HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
02/14/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


05/13/2017

Strandemo Wins B1G 3,000m Steeplechase

Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championship

04/28/2017

Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College

Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night

04/08/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic

03/25/2017

Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes

Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday

03/24/2017

Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays

Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays

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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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: 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 (2017 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)

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