Allie Heifort won the shot put and the weight throw to lead the Gophers Friday evening
Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday
Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters
Jess Herauf scored 4,289 points to win the pentathlon and break the Minnesota program record
2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran four races • ran season-best times of 5:21.33 in the mile, 10:56.75 in the 3,000m and 18:39.24 in the 5,000m.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran five races, including two appearances in both the 1,500m and the 5,000m • ran a season-best 4:54.05 in the 1,500m at the Tommie Twilight • ran a season-best 18:27.10 for ninth place in the 5,000m at the Eagle Open • placed fifth in the 3,000m in 10:36.87 at the Janis Rider Invite.
2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Hopkins High School • earned all-state honors in track & field and all-conference honors in cross country in 2009 • part of a Lake Conference champion team as a freshman.
Personal: Born May 4, 1995 • major is apparel design with a minor in product design • daughter of Barney and Janis Klecker • has two sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, and three brothers, John, Joe and James • father Barney ran cross country and track at UW-Stout and mother Janis ran cross country for the Gophers • brother John runs cross country and track at Augustana College, sister Mary runs cross country and track at Augsburg College, and brother Joe runs cross country and track at the University of Colorado • enjoys drawing, painting, yoga, and playing with her dogs.
|Klecker's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Mile||5:21.33||St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)|
|3,000m||10:56.75||Minnesota Open (1/17/15)|
|5,000m||18:39.24||Jack Johnson (1/30-31/15)|
|Klecker's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|1,500m||4:54.05||Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)|
|3,000m||10:36.87||Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)|
|5,000m||18:27.10||UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)|
Gophers Win Drake Relays 4x1600m
Minnesota takes home the 4x1600m relay to win its first Drake Relays title since 2013
Four-Meet Week Ahead for Gophers
Minnesota will compete at Simpson College, Drake, Kansas, and Macalester this week.
Gophers Set Six Program Top-10 Marks
Minnesota continued its record-breaking weekend on day two of the Virginia Challenge Saturday.