Erin Hawkins, Devin Stanford and Jess Herauf won individual titles to lead Minnesota
The Gophers are in action at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse Friday and Saturday
Minnesota and Wisconsin met in the first-ever dual meet between the two teams Saturday
The first-ever Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual is this Saturday in Madison, Wis.
Minnesota began its 2015 season with several top-10 record-breaking performances Saturday
2014 Season - Indoor: Posted career-best throws in both the shot put (47-01.75, 14.37m) and the weight throw (57-01.00, 17.40m) finished indoor season as seventh-ranked Gopher in program history in the weight throw with a career-best mark of 57-01.00 (17.40m), which won the event at Parents Day Open placed fourth in the shot put (47-01.75, 14.37m) at Jack Johnson Classic finished 10th in the shot put (46-07.25, 14.20m) and 17th in the weight throw (54-11.50, 16.75m) at Big Tens.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the shot put and the hammer throw recorded season-best throws of 45-04.50 (13.83m) in the shot put and 189-10 (57.87m) in the hammer advanced to the NCAA West Prelims in the hammer and finished 13th with a throw of 188-03 (57.37m) finished third in the hammer (189-10, 57.87m) and tied for 18th in the shot put (44-07.00, 13.59m) at Big Ten Championships finished the season tied for seventh in Gopher history in the hammer throw (189-10, 57.87m) finished 17th with a season-best 45-04.50 (13.83m) in the shot put at UC San Diego placed second in the hammer at USF Collegiate, UW-La Crosse and TSU Relays Academic All-Big Ten honoree USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2013 Season - Indoor: Recorded her season-best shot put mark of 43-9.25 (13.34m) at the Jack Johnson Classic finished third in shot at the Northwest Open season-best weight throw was 49-2.25 (14.99m) at the MSU Open.
2013 Season - 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 43-9.75 (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 track & field 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 majoring in sport management daughter of Jay and Kari Thorpe has two older siblings, Kyle and Karla enjoys reading and sleeping.