Megan Smith
Megan  Smith


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS




149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons


Academic All-Big Ten Team Includes 37 Gopher Track & Field Student Athletes

This year's tally is the highest in team history.


Gophers Win Six Events at Tommie Twilight

Todea-Kay Willis tied her season-best mark in the long jump.


Minnesota Completes Second Day of Competition at Drake Relays

Saturday is the final day of the meet.


Seniors Ready for Parents Day Open

Final meet before the Big Ten championships

Career Highlights: Holds a personal-best time of 2:11.03 in the 800m, set at the 2012 Big Ten Championships.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the 800 meters at the Big Ten Championships • ran the 500m at the Meyo Invitational in 1:16.24 • placed third at the Jack Johnson Classic 800m, running 2:14.89. Outdoor: Competed in the 800 meters at the Big Ten Championships, finishing with the team's best 800m time of the season (2:11.03) • Academic All-Big Ten with a 4.0 GPA.

2011 Season-Indoor:Competed in seven meets • finished second in the 600 meters at the Parents' Day Open with at time of 1:35.63 • picked up another second place finish at the Minnesota Open (1:35.70) • Placed third in 600m at MSU Open (1:36.02) • took ninth at the Meyo Invitational in the 500 meters (1:16.86) • placed 11th at the Meyo Invitational in the 800 meters (2:14.02) • competed at the Iowa State Classic and finished with a time 2:14.47 • ran a 2:14.83 at the Big Ten Championships. Outdoor:Competed in three meets • won the 800 meters at the Tommie Twilight (2:12.86) • took second at the UWRF Falcon Invitational (2:15.52) • competed at the Musco Twilight in the 800 meters and finished sixth (2:15.82).

2010 Season - Indoor:Competed in five meets • clocked a personal best of 1:34.63 in the 600m prelim at the Big Ten Championships • ran an indoor best of 2:13.34 in 800 meters at Iowa State Classic. •finished third in the 600m (1:34.91) at the Parent's Day Open.Outdoor:Ran in six meets • placed second in the 800 meters at the Hamline Unsaintly with a season-best time of 2:13.40 • ran 2:13.47 in 800m for sixth place at Tommy Twilight • placed seventh in 800m at Musco Twilight (2:13.88) • Finished 11th in 1500 at Hamline Twilight with a career best of 4:54.09 • Ran a time of 2:14.01 in 800m to finish 15that the Sun Angel Classic • finished 12thin the 800 (2:16.67) at the Coastal Carolina Invite • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2009 Season - Indoor:competed in five meets • placed fifth (1:36.61) in the 600m at the Parents' Day Open • won the 800m in 2:17.22 at the MSU Open • placed tenth (2:16.56) at the Iowa State Classic.Outdoor:competed in six meets • Won the 800m (2:13.96) at the Phil Esten Challenge • ran a third place time of 2:13.71 at the Minnesota Open • placed second at the Macalester Inv. with a time of 2:16.22 • ran a fifth place time of 2:15.65 at Bulls Invite • ran a time of 2:15.78 at Sun Angel Classic.

2008 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons • Ran a personal best of 2:11.33 in the 800 competing unattached at the Minnesota Invite.

High School:A 2007 graduate of Eden Prairie High School • high school coach was Jeff Lindlief • two-time Minnesota Class AA cross country meet participant • placed 34th (15:14.5) leading team to a third-place finish in 2006 • 2007 state champion in the 800 meters (2:11.87) and the 4x800-meter relay, setting school records in both • ranked #8 all time for high school girls in MN in 800m and part of #3 all-time 4x800m relay • an eight-time track all-state honoree • a 2007 high school All-American placing sixth in the 4xmile relay at Nike Outdoor Nationals • Junior Nationals qualifier in the 800m •earned seven All-Lake Conference awards in cross country (3), track (3), and alpine skiing (1 honorable mention) • earned four varsity letters in track, three in cross country and alpine skiing • captain of track and alpine ski teams in 2007 • Athena Award Winner • graduated with a 3.98 GPA • Peer minister and Sunday school teacher at church • high school teammate of Cassy Opitz.


Spagnola Takes 11th at USATF Outdoors

Spagnola Takes 11th at USATF Outdoors

6/23/2018 - W. Track & Field

University of Minnesota alumna Emma Spagnola placed 11th in the 400m hurdles at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday.

Strandemo Makes USATF Debut

Strandemo Makes USATF Debut

6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field

Madeline Strandemo placed 17th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Thursday.

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods

6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field

Representing the Maroon & Gold are Second Team honorees Derek Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo and Third Team selections Temi Ogunrinde and Kiley Sabin.

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