Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship
2018 Season – Indoor: Ran five races while competing unattached.
High School: A 2017 graduate of Edina High School where she ran for coaches Matt Gabrielson and Lynn Sosnowski • three-sport letterwinner for the Hornets, earning six cross country letters, five track & field letters, and two Nordic skiing letters • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship participant who placed 30th as a senior (19:21 for 5K), took 41st as a junior (19:06 for 5K), and placed 49th as a sophomore (15:02 for 4K) • helped Edina to back-to-back team titles at the Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship as a junior and senior after a runner-up team finish as a sophomore • five-time all-conference and three-time all-section honoree in cross country • two-time conference champion, winning titles as a junior and senior • two-time Nike Cross Nationals team participant as a junior and senior • named Edina’s 2011 Rookie of the Year in cross country • five-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier with three appearances in the 4x800m relay and one each in the 800m and 4x400m relay • won back-to-back state titles in the 4x800-meter relay at the Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship as a junior and senior after placing eighth as a sophomore • finished as state runner-up in the 800m in 2:13.11 as a junior • placed eighth in the 4x400m relay at the state meet as a senior • four-time conference champion on the track, winning 4x800m relay and 800m titles as both a sophomore and junior • four-time all-conference and three-time all-section honoree in track & field • holds Edina school records in the 800m, 4x800m relay, and 4x400m relay • owns high school personal-best marks of 60.42 for 400m, 2:13.11 for 800m, 5:01.1 for 1600m, 11:35.94 for 3200m, and 18:33 for 5K.
Personal: Born December 12, 1998 • daughter of Chris and Dan Sweeney • has one sibling, Logan • intends to study Elementary Education • enjoys biking, skiing, puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.
|Sweeney's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)|
|800m||2:17.35 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)|
|Mile||5:02.53 (UA)||UST Showcase (2/9/18)|
|Sweeney's Outdoor Career Bests|
Gophers Celebrate Graduates
5/19/2018 - W. Track & Field
The Big Ten champion Gophers honored the program's seniors with an impromptu graduation ceremony at the airport.
Gophers Celebrate B1G Title
5/18/2018 - W. Track & Field
Relive the Golden Gophers' third outdoor and seventh overall Big Ten title.
Nineteen Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelim
5/17/2018 - W. Track & Field
Nineteen Gophers have secured 23 entries in 14 different events at the 2018 NCAA West Prelim.