Tamara Gorman
Tamara  Gorman

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Rapid City, S.D.

High School:
Rapid City Stevens HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/22/1996


05/13/2016

Lehman Leads B1G Heptathlon on Day One

The Gophers scored seven points in the B1G hammer throw final on Friday afternoon

04/29/2016

Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday

04/23/2016

Gophers Set Six Program Top-10 Marks

Minnesota continued its record-breaking weekend on day two of the Virginia Challenge Saturday

04/19/2016

Virginia Challenge Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., this Friday and Saturday

04/09/2016

Gophers Win High Jump, 4x100m Relay

Minnesota won titles in the high jump and 4x100m relay on day two of the Sun Angel Classic Saturday

05/14/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day One

Photos from day one of the 2016 Big Ten Conference Women's Track & Field Championship. Photos by Becky Miller.

06/09/2015

Tamara Gorman

Photos of track and field student athlete Tamara Gorman.

Photo Gallery

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)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
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)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
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)

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