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.
Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10
2/17/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history Saturday.
Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut
2/16/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers alumna Akuoma Omeoga will compete at the Winter Olympic Games as a member of Nigeria's bobsleigh team.
Gophers to Celebrate Seniors
2/15/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota will honor its senior class during the Parents Day Invite at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on Saturday.