Stephanie Solfelt  
Stephanie Solfelt


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS




Loberg, Vandenberg Win at Hamline Twlight

Loberg won high jump and Vandenberg finished first in the 1,500m run


Mid-Distance Gophers Race at Carleton Relays

Bollig and Mikkalson lead Minnesota in the 800m and 1,500m races


Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend


Three Gophers Win at Hamline Invite

Minnesota won the long jump, discus and hammer Wednesday evening


Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday

Stephanie Solfelt was originally a member of the Gopher swimming and diving team, but she joined the track and field team after her sophomore season.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished second in the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic • season-best 5,000m time of 17:54.55 came at the Iowa State Classic • ran the 3,000m at the Parents Day Open (10:25.61). Outdoor: Ran the 10,000m at the Drake Relays (37:45.79) • ran the 1,500m at the Meet of the Unsaintly (4:57.50) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Ran the 5,000m at the Iowa State Classic (18:05.84) • won the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic in 18:06.00. Outdoor: Finished third in the 5,000m at the Holst Invitational (18:02.37) and took fifth in the 10,000m at the Hamline Twilight (39:14.42).

2010-11 • Sophomore Season: Swam in the Minnesota Grand Prix, Minnesota challenge, and other dual meets • qualified for the 2011 World Triathlon Championships by finishing 5th at USA Triathlon Championships.

2009-10 • Freshman Season: Swam in five events in the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/13), including both IM and both breast races • had a third place finish in the 200 back (2:08.83) at the Falcon Invite (12/4) • added fourth place finishes in the 200 IM and 200 fly • recorded season-best times in the 200 back and 400 IM at the Minnesota Challenge (2/5), finishing third in both those events.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Eden Prairie High School • swam with high school team under coaches Marcy Wiesner and Dan Tripps • also swam with Team Foxjet and Aquajet swim clubs • NISCA All-American in 2008 and 2009 • two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-America honoree • two-time all-state selection • four-time all-conference member • member of three conference championship teams in 2006, 2007 and 2008 • team captain and voted most dedicated • competed at the Speedo Champion Series as well as the Junior Nationals.

Personal: Born December 11, 1990 • daughter of Bob and Jody Solfelt • is the third Solfelt sibling to compete in Gopher athletics • older sister, Sarah, was a four-year member and captain of the women's swim team, while Mark was a four-year member and captain of the men's swim team • plans to major in elementary education.

Event Time
1,500m, Outdoor 4:57.50 Meet of the Unsaintly (5/4/13)
3,000m, Indoor 10:25.61 Parents Day (2/16/13)
5,000m, Indoor 17:54.55 ISU Classic (2/8/13)
10,000m, Outdoor 37:45.79 Drake Relays (4/25/13)