Violet Weibel
Violet Weibel

RS Sophomore

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

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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 (2015 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 (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 5:07.69 Hamline Invite (4/11/15)
3,000m steeplechase 11:36.75 UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)


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