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.
2017 Season - Indoor: Did not compete.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten • did not compete.
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 (2017 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 (2017 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 Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10
2/17/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history Saturday.
Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut
2/16/2018 - W. Track & Field
Gophers alumna Akuoma Omeoga will compete at the Winter Olympic Games as a member of Nigeria's bobsleigh team.
Gophers to Celebrate Seniors
2/15/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota will honor its senior class during the Parents Day Invite at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on Saturday.