Lyndsey Thorpe and Cami Gilson and unattached Gophers Sophia Anderson and Rebecca Wesley won titles
Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday
Minnesota won six events at the Hamline Invitational on Sunday
Five Minnesota throwers competed in the weight throw at the Northwest Open Saturday
Assistant coach Peter Miller previews the throwing events for the Gophers
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at six meets • recorded a career-best throw of 16.23m (53-03.00) to place eighth in the weight throw at the Minnesota Open.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the hammer throw at six meets • placed 10th in the hammer throw with a career-best throw of 52.58m (172-06) at the Rock Chalk Classic.
2015 Season: Competed unattached during both the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Park High School • two-time all-state honoree • four-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree • academic all-state honoree • finished third in the 400m at the Minnesota Class AA state championships as a sophomore • four-year letterwinner in soccer, basketball and track & field • earned all-state honors in soccer and all-conference honors in both soccer and basketball.
Personal: Born February 29, 1996 • daughter of Christopher and Adenike Ogunrinde • has two siblings, Titi and Tolu • enjoys spending time with friends, listening to Beyonce, eating and reading • intends to study pre-med with a minor in Spanish.
|Ogunrinde's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Shot Put||14.78m, 48-06.00 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)|
|Weight Throw||16.23m, 53-03.00||Minnesota Open (1/16/16)|
|Ogunrinde's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Hammer Throw||52.58m, 172-06||Rock Chalk Classic (4/30/16)|
Day One NCAA West Prelim Action Postponed
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's competition at the NCAA West Prelim is postponed until Friday.
Six Gophers Named Academic All-District
Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.
Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelim
Minnesota is sending 20 representatives to this week's NCAA West Prelim in Lawrence, Kan.