Annie Talajkowski
Annie Talajkowski


Whitefish Bay, Wis.

High School:
Whitefish Bay HS




Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Win Eight Events, Recognize Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.


Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11


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.

2012 Season - Indoor: Ran the 5,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic (17:35.76). Outdoor: Competed in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships • finished sixth in the 10,000m at the Drake Relays (35:43.39) • finished ninth in the 5,000m at the San Francisco Distance Carnival (17:13.56) • finished 12th in the 3,000m at the Arkansas Invitational (10:22.99) • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season - Indoor:ran a 5:09.85 mile at the Parents Day Open and finished eighth • competed in the 3,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 10:06.52 • took third in the 5,000 meters at the Jack Johnson with a time of 17:56.67.Outdoor:ran a 10:29.76 at the Jim Click Shootout • competed at the Big Ten Championships and finished the 10,000 meters with a time of 37:14.32 • ran a lifetime best 36:20 at the Mt. Sac Invitational.

High School:A 2009 graduate of Whitefish Bay High School · high school coaches are Mike Miller and Candance Costa · a four-time all-state performer in cross country · finished 10th as a senior helping team to Wisconsin Division 1 state title · placed eighth as a junior as team was runner-up · advanced to state track meet as a sophomore and junior in the 2-mile run · four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track.

Personal:Born Dec. 21, 1990 · English major · daughter of Tom and Cheri Talajkowski · father played collegiate golf at Wisconsin · has siblings Molly and Noah · enjoys outdoor activities, art, and spending time with family and friends.


Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Taylor Wiebke


Catch up with Gophers sophomore high jumper Taylor Wiebke after she earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors.

Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes


Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday.

Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays


Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays.

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