Senior Alena Brooks leads the Gophers to a fourth-place B1G team finish
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Seniors Megan Geyen and Alena Brooks recorded career bests in the 400m and 800m
Junior Devin Stanford took fourth in the weight throw with a lifetime best mark
Brooks claims Gophers' lone individual title
2013 Season - Indoor: The third runner on the Gophers' second-best all-time 4x400m relay, which finished fourth at the Big Ten Championships (3:40.99) ran a season-best time of 56.66 in the open 400m at the Big Ten meet part of runner-up 4x400m teams at the Iowa State and Bison Classic meets also ran the 200m (25.74 at the Meyo Invitational) and distance medley relay. Outdoor: Finished seventh in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships (56.00) posted the school's all-time ninth-fastest 400m time in Big Ten prelims (55.57) part of the fourth-place 4x400m and seventh-place 4x100m relays at the Big Ten Championships won the 100m hurdles at the Viking Classic and Hamline Twilight best hurdles time was 1:02.49 at Alabama Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten Championships, running the open 400m (56.93) in addition to a leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that placed seventh overall (3:44.08) placed second in the 400m at the MSU Open (57.81) finished second at the Holiday Inn Invitational in the 400m (58.37) ran the 200m in 25.29 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA West Preliminary Round meet competed in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships part of the 4x400m team that finished second at the Bulldog Invitational with the fifth-best time in school history part of second-place 4x400m team at the Arkansas Invitational posted a season-best time of 1:01.94 in the 400m hurdles at the Arkansas Invitational Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
High School: A graduate of Wausau West High School in Wausau, Wis. high school coach was John Masanz two-time 100m conference champion (2010 and 2011) three-time 200m conference champion (2009, 2010 and 2011) 400m conference champion in three seasons (2009, 2010 and 2011) three-time conference champion in long jump (2009, 2010 and 2011) holds high school records in the 100m, 200m, long jump, long jump relays and 800m lettered four years in track and field also lettered four years in basketball McDonalds All-American nominee in basketball.
Personal: Born August 5, 1991 major is undeclared daughter of George and Darcy Waldvogel has two siblings named Amanda and Adam.