The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The meet will conclude on Saturday.
List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent
Gophers will have full day of action on 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.