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
Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Parents Day Invite on February 21, 2015.
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015
Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.
Gopher Women's Track & Field competes at St.Thomas on April 29, 2015.
Photos of track and field student athlete Violet Weibel.
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)|
|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)|
|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)|
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.