Violet Weibel
Violet  Weibel

RS Junior

La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Central HS




Gophers Win Three Titles at Holst Invite

Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Shelerud and Heta Tuuri won titles to lead Minnesota at Concordia-St. Paul Saturday


Gophers Earn Four Titles at Parents Day Invite

Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota


Golding, Hawkins Excel at Iowa State

Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters


W. Track Parents Day Open February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Parents Day Invite on February 21, 2015.


W.Track Concordia April 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015


W.Track Macalester April 2015

Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.


W.Track St.Thomas April 2015

Gopher Women's Track & Field competes at St.Thomas on April 29, 2015.


Violet Weibel

Photos of track and field student athlete Violet Weibel.

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2016 Season - Indoor: Did not compete.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran three races • recorded a career-best time of 11:39.92 in the 3,000m at the Janis Rider Invitational • finished ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase at both the Tommie Twilight (12:25.97) and Holst Invitational (12:26.44).

2015 Season - Indoor: Ran three races • ran 5:40.30 in the mile at the St. Thomas Showcase • recorded a season-best 11:13.99 in the 3,000m at the Parents Day Invite.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races • ran a season-best 5:07.69 in the 1,500m at the Hamline Invite • ran a season-best 11:36.75 in the 3,000m steeplechase at Eagle Open • placed second in first-ever 3,000m steeplechase appearance in 12:00.28 at the Holst Invitational.

2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of La Crosse Central High School • competed at Wisconsin Division 1 state meets in both track and cross country • won both the 1,600m and 3,200m to help Central's track team win the 2012 Mississippi Valley Conference championship • repeated as MVC 1,600m champion in 2013 • competed at the Footlocker Midwest Region Championships in 2012.

Personal: Born October 13, 1994 • daughter of Sue and Paul Weibel • has two siblings, Vince and Vance • enjoys yoga, reading, and hiking • majoring in nutrition with a minor in biology with plans to attend PA school after graduation.

Weibel's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:40.30 St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)
3,000m 11:13.99 Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)
Weibel's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 5:07.69 Hamline Invite (4/11/15)
3,000m 11:39.92 Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)
3,000m Steeplechase 11:36.75 UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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