Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend
Minnesota's throwers and heptathletes competed Friday in Athens, Ga.
The Gophers are scheduled to compete at two meets this weekend
Minnesota outscored second-place Kennesaw State, 205-192
Devin Stanford won the hammer throw and the discus to lead Minnesota
2013 Season - Indoor: Recorded her season-best shot put mark of 43-9 1/4 (13.34m) at the Jack Johnson Classic finished third in shot at the Northwest Open season-best weight throw was 49-2 1/4 (14.99m) at the MSU Open. Outdoor: Finished 14th in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships won the hammer at the Meet of the Unsaintly with a season-best mark of 176-11 (53.92m) won the unseeded section of hammer throw at the Musco Twilight season-best shot put was 43-9 3/4 (13.35m) at the Musco Twilight finished second in the shot and hammer at the Janis Rider Invite.
2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Stanley-Boyd High School in Stanley, Wis. high school coach was Kari Thorpe received all-conference honors three times (2008, 2009 and 2010) three-time conference champion in the shot put (2008, 2010 and 2011) holds her high school record for the shot put with a mark of 45-5 lettered four times in track (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) also lettered three times in basketball two-time letterwinner in volleyball.
Personal: Born November 5, 1992 intends to major in kinesiology daughter of Jay and Kari Thorpe has two older siblings, Kyle and Karla enjoys reading and sleeping.