Sofie Albrechtsen
Sofie  Albrechtsen


Esbjerg, Denmark

High School:
Marselisborg Gymnasium

Multi/High Jump


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Place Leads Gophers at Jack Johnson Classic

The Jack Johnson Classic continues at 10 a.m. CT Saturday at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse


Gophers Open Larry Wieczorek Invite

Kaitlyn Long won the weight throw and Val Larson finished as overall runner-up in the 600m on day one in Iowa


Gophers Win Four Events at Bulls Invite

Minnesota wrapped up its spring break training trip in Tampa, Fla., on day two of the USF Bulls Invitational Saturday


Gophers Kick Off Bulls Invitational

Minnesota opens its 2017 outdoor campaign at the USF Bulls Invitational in Tampa, Fla., this weekend


Gophers Finish Fourth at B1G Meet

Madeline Strandemo won the mile to lead the Gophers to a fourth-place team finish at the 2017 B1G Indoor Championship


Sofie Albrechtsen

Photos of women's track & field student-athlete Sofie Albrechtsen


Women Track host Wisconsin

Minnesota wins Border Battle


Photo Gallery

2017 Season - Indoor: Competed at five meets • scored 3,657 points to place seventh in the pentathlon at the Big Ten Championship • won high jump (1.65m, 5-05.00) and threw a career-best 13.28m (43-07.00) in the shot put at the SDSU Holiday Open • placed fifth in both the 60m hurdles and high jump (season-best 1.70m, 5-07.00) at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • made lone appearance of the season at the Bulls Invitational, taking seventh in long jump (career-best 5.22m, 17-01.50), eighth in javelin (32.58m, 106-11), 16th in 200m (26.02), and 20th in 100m hurdles (16.06).

2016 Season - Indoor: Competed at five meets, including two appearances in the pentathlon • placed third in the Big Ten in the pentathlon with a season-best score of 3,906 to rank third in Minnesota history • placed 16th in the high jump at the Big Ten Championship (1.70m, 5-07.00) • scored 3,747 to place fifth in the pentathlon at the Jack Johnson Classic • recorded season-best marks of 2:21.33 in the 800m, 9.05 seconds in the 60m hurdles, and 5.31m (17-05.25) in the long jump during the B1G pentathlon • season-best shot put came in the Jack Johnson Classic pentathlon at 12.83m (42-01.25) • won high jump at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual with a season-best mark of 1.77m (5-09.75) to tie for fourth among all-time Gophers.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed at three meets, including one appearance in the heptathlon • tied for 14th in high jump (1.71m, 5-07.25) at the Big Ten Championship • recorded season-best marks in the 100m hurdles (15.21), 200m (25.17), 800m (2:29.96), high jump (1.72m, 5-07.75), shot put (12.37m, 40-07.00), and javelin (32.64m, 107-01) during the California Invite heptathlon, scoring 4,470 points despite fouling all three long jump attempts.

Before Minnesota: Born Feb. 20, 1995 • represented Denmark at the 2011 7th IAAF World Youth Championships, placing 25th with 4,576 points in the heptathlon • came to Minnesota with personal bests of 25.84 in the 200m, 2:28.42 in the 800m, 15.30 in the 100m hurdles, 1.72m in high jump, 5.20m in long jump, 12.51m in shot put, 27.79m in javelin, and 4,576 in heptathlon.

Albrechtsen's Indoor Collegiate Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:21.83 Big Tens (2/26/16)
60m Hurdles 9.05 Big Tens (2/26/16)
High Jump 1.77m, 5-09.75 (AT-T5th) Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/23/16)
Long Jump 5.31m, 17-05.25 Big Tens (2/26/16)
Shot Put 13.28m, 43-07.00 SDSU Holiday Open (12/2/16)
Pentathlon 3,906 (AT-3rd) Big Tens (2/26/16)
Albrechtsen's Outdoor Collegiate Bests (2017 Final) 
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 25.17 California Invite (4/13/16)
800m 2:29.96 California Invite (4/14/16)
100m Hurdles 15.21 California Invite (4/13/16)
Long Jump 5.22m, 17-01.50 Bulls Invite (3/17/17)
High Jump 1.72m, 5-07.75 California Invite (4/13/16)
Shot Put 12.37m, 40-01 California Invite (4/13/16)
Javelin 32.64m, 107-01 California Invite (4/14/16)
Heptathlon 4,470 California Invite (4/13-14/16)


No. 10 Gophers Set for B1G Championship

No. 10 Gophers Set for B1G Championship

2/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota enters the Big Ten Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship as the top-ranked B1G team in the nation.

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

2/17/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history Saturday.

Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

2/16/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers alumna Akuoma Omeoga will compete at the Winter Olympic Games as a member of Nigeria's bobsleigh team.

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