The Gophers scored seven points in the B1G hammer throw final on Friday afternoon
Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday
Minnesota continued its record-breaking weekend on day two of the Virginia Challenge Saturday
Minnesota will compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., this Friday and Saturday
Minnesota won titles in the high jump and 4x100m relay on day two of the Sun Angel Classic Saturday
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran four races • made official Minnesota debut with a ninth-place finish in the 3,000m in 10:05.06 at the Jack Johnson Classic • placed 17th in the 5,000m (17:18.15) at the Big Ten Championship • placed seventh in the mile in 5:02.13 at the Parents Day Invite • ran a season-best 17:09.52 in the 5,000m at the ISU Classic.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races • placed 13th in the 10,000m in a season-best 35:45.26 at the Big Ten Championship • ran a season-best 4:38.31 in the 1,500m to place third at UW-La Crosse • ran a season-best 17:04.90 in the 5,000m at the Virginia Challenge.
2015 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Rapid City Stevens High School • five-time letterwinner in cross country, track & field and swimming • led cross country team to the South Dakota Class AA title as a senior and runner-up finish as a junior • placed second at the 2013 South Dakota Class AA cross country championship in 14:24.81 • three-time Gatorade South Dakota Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year • five-time South Dakota Class AA track & field state champion in the 1,600m (2011), 3,200m (2011, 2013 and 2014) and 4x800m relay (2011) • three-time state runner-up in the 1,600m (2013, 2014) and 4x800m relay (2013) • 2011 and 2013 conference champion in the 1,600m and 3,200m • holds Rapid City Stevens school records in 1,600m (5:00) and 3,200m (10:42) • also swam competitively in high school • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born February 22, 1996 • daughter of Jeff and Kelly Gorman • has one older brother, Brian, who competed for the University of Minnesota swim team from 2011-13 • father, Jeff, swam for the Gophers from 1983-85 • enjoys camping, cooking, hiking and spending time with family and friends • intends to major in elementary education • competitive triathlete • became the first American woman to win a junior worlds title at the 2013 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Junior World Championships with a first-place time of 57 minutes, 8 seconds on the 750-meter swim, 22.5-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run course • placed third at the 2012 ITU Junior World Championships.
|Gorman's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Mile||5:02.13||Parents Day (2/20/16)|
|3,000m||10:05.06||Jack Johnson Classic (1/30/16)|
|5,000m||17:09.52||ISU Classic (2/12/16)|
|Gorman's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|1,500m||4:38.31||UW-La Crosse (4/9/16)|
|5,000m||17:04.90||Virginia Challenge (4/23/16)|
|10,000m||35:45.26||Big Ten Championship (5/13/16)|
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.