Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one
Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night
Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night
Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic
Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay 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.
2017 Season -- Indoor: Ran five races, including four appearances in the mile • ran a career-best 4:56.81 to place fourth at the Iowa State Classic • ran on Minnesota’s eighth-place 4x800m relay (11:28.58) at the Big Ten Championship.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran seven races • placed 20th in the 1,500m (4:39.65) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 2:16.19 in the 800m at the Kip Janvrin Open • ran a season-best 4:32.87 in the 1,500m at the Kansas Relays Quadrangular • anchored third-place 4x800m relay (9:01.41) at the Raleigh Relays • ran on sixth-place 4x1600m relay (19:40.84) at the Drake Relays.
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 (2017 Final)|
|1,000m||2:58.90||St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)|
|Mile||4:56.81||Iowa State Classic (2/11/17)|
|Wasowicz's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:16.19||Kip Janvrin Open (4/28/17)|
|1,500m||4:31.21||Big Ten Championship (5/14/16)|
Gophers Wrap Up USATF Championships
Ashley Ramacher, Taylor Wiebke, and alum Jamie Cheever competed on days two and three of the USATF Outdoor Junior and Senior Championships.
Murphy, Alums Compete at USATF Championships
Nicolle Murphy competed in her first meet in nearly an entire calendar year Thursday evening in Sacramento, Calif.
Walking on to Greatness: Madeline Strandemo
Gophers distance runner Madeline Strandemo shares her journey from walk-on to Big Ten champion.