Jess Lehman and Audra Winter score in the Big Ten heptathlon competition to lead the Gophers
Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight
Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday
Minnesota will compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., this Friday and Saturday
Minnesota competed at the Holst Invitational hosted by Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday
Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.
Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015
Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.
Photos of track and field student athlete Tess Wasowicz.
2016 Season -- Indoor: Ran eight races with appearances in the 1,000m, mile, and 4x400m relay • finished as runner-up in the 1,000m in a career-best 2:58.90 at the UST Invite • ran career-best 5:00.81 in the mile at the ISU Classic • won the unseeded section of the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic (5:05.95).
2016 Season -- Outdoor: Ran eight races with appearances in the 800m, 1,500m, 4x400m relay, and 4x1,500m relay • made Big Ten Championship debut, placing 15th in the 1,500m in a career-best 4:31.21 • won the 800m in a career-best 2:16.23 at the Holst Invitational • ran on the first-place 4x1,500m relay team at the Raleigh Relays (18:18.65).
2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran at one meet, placing 13th in the mile (5:15.01) and finishing seventh in the 4x400m relay at the Parents Day Invite.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran six races • placed sixth in the 800m in a season-best 2:19.71 and ran on the runner-up 4x400m relay team at the Janis Rider Invite • placed seventh in the 1,500m in a season-best 4:40.95 at the Eagle Open.
2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: Two-time Illinois all-state cross country performer • finished 11th at 2012 Class 3A state meet with a PR of 16:54 in the 3-mile race • won her second regional championship and finished fifth at the sectional to earn her third all-sectional medal • part of a state title, four regional titles and three sectional titles with Palatine • went on to finish 17th at the 2012 Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional (18:56.30) • on the track, ran on Palatine's 4x800m relay team that finished in the top four at three state meets • posted a 1,600m time of 5:02.10 at the 2012 state meet • 2012 Mid-Suburban League champion in the 800m, 1,600m and 4x400m relay, and a sectional champion in the 1,600m, 4x400m relay, and 4x800m relay.
Personal: Born June 16, 1995 • majoring in global studies • daughter of Ann Lawrence and Eric Wasowicz • has one brother • enjoys reading, skiing and cooking.
|Wasowicz's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|1,000m||2:58.90||St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)|
|Mile||5:00.81||ISU Classic (2/13/16)|
|Wasowicz's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|800m||2:16.23||Holst Invitational (4/16/16)|
|1,500m||4:31.21||Big Ten Championship (5/14/16)|
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.