Violet Weibel
Violet  Weibel

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Central HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
10/13/1994


04/18/2015

Gophers Win Three Titles at Holst Invite

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

02/21/2015

Gophers Earn Four Titles at Parents Day Invite

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

02/13/2015

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

07/14/2015

W. Track Parents Day Open February 2015

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

07/06/2015

W.Track Concordia April 2015

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

07/06/2015

W.Track Macalester April 2015

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

07/06/2015

W.Track St.Thomas April 2015

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

06/09/2015

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)

MORE HEADLINES

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Minnesota welcomes four throwers, four distance runners, and two jumpers to make up the program's early signing class.

Gophers Set for SDSU Holiday Open

11/29/2016

Fourteen Gophers will get an early start to the 2017 track & field season this week in Brookings, S.D.

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