Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday
Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Shelerud and Heta Tuuri won titles to lead Minnesota at Concordia-St. Paul Saturday
Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota
Minnesota celebrated National Girls & Women in Sports Day (Wednesday, Feb. 4) with a variety of functions over the course of the week.
Get to know Gophers redshirt freshman Tess Wasowicz
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 • plans to major in global studies and Spanish • daughter of Ann Lawrence and Eric Wasowicz • has one brother • enjoys reading, skiing and cooking.
|Wasowicz's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Mile||5:15.01||Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)|
|Wasowicz's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|800m||2:19.71||Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)|
|1,500m||4:40.95||UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)|
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