The Gophers wrapped up action at the Jack Johnson Classic at the Minnesota Fieldhouse Saturday
Allie Heifort won the shot put and the weight throw to lead the Gophers Friday evening
The Gophers won six individual events and the 4x400-meter relay at the season-opening Minnesota Open
The Gophers hope to build off a strong cross country season on the track this spring
Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom
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)|
Black HIstory Month: Lisa (Walton) Anderson
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Lisa (Walton) Anderson.
Gophers Head to Meyo Invite
Minnesota travels to Notre Dame for its first road meet of the season this weekend.
Ski-U-Mah Magazine: Strong Strides
Liz Berkholtz hasn't just worked to become one of the nation's best distance runners; she's diligently prepared for a career as a trauma unit nurse.