Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night
The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening
Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday
Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays
Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship
Photos of track & field student-athlete Samantha Prouty
2017 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races • ran a career-best 2:20.71 in the 800m at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran a career-best 4:58.72 in the mile at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 10:23.36 in the 3,000m at the Minnesota Open • placed 14th in the mile (4:59.63) at the Big Ten Championship.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran nine races • ran a career-best 2:18.15 in the 800m at the Hamline Invite • ran a season-best 4:43.77 in the 1,500m at the Raleigh Relays.
2016 Season: Competed unattached, running seven races during the indoor season and five during the outdoor season.
High School: A 2015 graduate of White Bear Lake High School where she ran for former Gopher Patricia Percival and coach Sue Wurl • four-time track & field and three-time cross country letterwinner • led the Bears to a 15th-place team showing at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship in 48th place individually in the team race (15:28.7) • three-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in cross country • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant, placing eighth in the 4x800m relay as a junior (9:34.00) and 15th in the 1,600m and 14th in the 4x800m relay (9:40.99) as a senior (5:16.95) • two-time All-Suburban East Conference and 2014 all-state honoree on the track • Suburban East Conference champion in the 4x800m relay in 2014 • holds White Bear Lake program record in the 4x800m relay (9:32.06) • owns high school personal-best times of 1:01.80 in the 400m, 2:21.23 in the 800m, 5:16.31 in the 1,600m, 11:40 in the 3,200m and 20:21 in the 5,000m • named White Bear Lake's Most Valuable Athlete in both cross country and track & field.
Personal: Born February 12, 1997 • daughter of Lindsey and Steve Clem • has three siblings, Rachel, Mallory, and Justin • major is Nutrition • enjoys knitting.
|Prouty's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:20.71||Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)|
|1,000m||3:04.65 (UA)||St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)|
|Mile||4:58.72||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|3,000m||10:23.36||Minnesota Open (1/14/17)|
|Prouty's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:18.15||Hamline Invite (4/1/17)|
|1,500m||4:40.07 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)|
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.
Freshman Friday: Molly Roach
Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott
Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.