Minnesota and Stanford each earned 23 USTFCCCA All-Academic individuals to lead NCAA Division I
Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Minnesota and Michigan tied for the Big Ten Conference title this weekend
Photos from day one of the 2016 Big Ten Conference Women's Track & Field Championship. Photos by Becky Miller.
Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.
Photos of women's track & field athlete Audra Winter
Women's Track at Big Tens 05.18.2014
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed at six meets, including three appearances in the pentathlon • scored a career-best 3,802 points to place fourth in the pentathlon at the Big Ten Championship • placed 21st in high jump (1.65m, 5-05.00) at the Big Ten Championship • recorded career-best marks of 1.72m (5-07.75) in high jump and 11.89m (39-00.25) in shot put during the Jack Johnson Classic pentathlon • ran an 800m career-best 2:24.12 during the B1G pentathlon • ran a season-best 8.99 in the 60m hurdles during the CSS Opener pentathlon • posted a season-best mark of 5.32m (17-05.50) in long jump during the B1G pentathlon • ended the season ranked fourth among all-time Gopher pentathletes (3,802).
2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed at five meets, including two appearances in the heptathlon • scored a career-best 5,203 points to place sixth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championship • ended the season ranked fourth among all-time Gopher heptathletes (5,203) • recorded career bests in the 200m (24.99), 100m hurdles (14.46), and javelin (33.67m, 110-05) and a season-best long jump mark of 5.29m (17-04.25) during B1G heptathlon • ran career best 2:21.93 in the 800m during the California Invite heptathlon • posted season best marks in high jump (1.66m, 5-05.25) and shot put (11.70m, 38-04.75) during the California Invite heptathlon.
2015 Season - Indoor: Recorded a career-best 3,592 points in the pentathlon to place seventh at the Big Ten Championship and rank eighth in Minnesota history • set career-bests in the 800m (2:30.97) and shot put (11.69m, 38-04.25) at Big Tens • ran a season-best 8.93 in the 60m hurdles and won high jump at the Parents Day Invite • cleared a season-best 1.63m (5-04.25) in high jump at the Iowa State Classic.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed at three meets • placed 10th in the heptathlon at the Virginia Challenge with 4,812 points, including career-best marks in the 100m hurdles (14.48) and shot put (11.78m, 38-07.75) • tied her career-best long jump of 5.41m (17-09.00) as the runner-up at the Jaguar Challenge • recorded season-bests of 25.34 in the 200m, 2:39.86 in the 800m, 1.63m (5-04.25) in the high jump, and 29.77m (97-08) in the javelin.
2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded a season-best 3,531 points in the pentathlon for 10th place at the Big Ten championship • finished the season ranked ninth in pentathlon (3,531) and tied for 10th in high jump (5-7, 1.70m) among the Gopher all-time indoor ranks • set season-bests in 800m (2:33.82), 60m hurdles (8.88) and long jump (17-10.75, 5.41m) at Big Ten championship • recorded a season best in high jump (5-07.00, 1.70m) for third place at Iowa State Classic • recorded a season-best 35-04.00 (10.77m) in the shot put and scored 3,504 points for third place in pentathlon at Jack Johnson Classic.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed at six meets, including two appearances in the heptathlon • finished seventh in the heptathlon with a season-best 4,908 points and placed ninth in the high jump with a season-best jump of 5-07.25 (1.71m) at Big Ten Championships • set season bests in the shot put (38-03.25, 11.66m), long jump (17-09.00, 5.41m) and 100m hurdles (14.55) in the heptathlon at Big Tens • finished 11th in the heptathlon with 4,724 points at Spec Towns Invite, including season-bests in the 200m (25.07), 800m (2:30.38) and javelin (101-04, 30.88m) • finished the season ranked ninth in the heptathlon (4,908 points) and 10th in high jump (5-07.25, 1.71m) among Gophers all-time.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A graduate of Manitowoc Lutheran High School • three-time Wisconsin Division 3 state champion, winning long jump (2011), 100m (2012) and high jump (2012) • winning long jump in 2011 was personal record of 17-5 3/4 • 2010, 2011 and 2012 all-state honoree, with 10 top-three finishes overall • 2011 and 2012 Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter All-Area Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year • 2011 Holy Family Memorial Manitowoc County Breakthrough Athlete of the Year • eight-time Olympian Conference champion: three times in high jump, twice in the 100m, and once each in the 200m, 4x200m relay and long jump • holds three conference records and six school records • two-time state cross country qualifier • class salutatorian and MLHS Academic Honor Roll honoree with a 4.0 GPA • National Merit Scholarship finalist • recipient of Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born August 23, 1994 • daughter of Tom and Ann Winter • has two siblings, Rachel and Nolan • enrolled in the Carlson School of Management • majoring in Finance • enjoys dance, music, theatre, reading, and camping.
|Winter's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Pentathlon||3,802 (AT-4th)||Big Tens (2/26/16)|
|800m||2:24.12||Big Tens (2/26/16)|
|60m Hurdles||8.88||Big Tens (2/28-3/1/14)|
|High Jump||5-07.75, 1.72m||Jack Johnson Classic (1/29/16)|
|Long Jump||17-10.75, 5.45m||Big Tens (2/28-3/1/14)|
|Shot Put||39-00.25, 11.89m||Jack Johnson Classic (1/29/16)|
|Winter's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Heptathlon||5,203 (AT-4th)||Big Tens (5/13-14/16)|
|200m||24.99||Big Tens (5/13/16)|
|800m||2:21.93||California Invite (4/14/16)|
|100m Hurdles||14.46||Big Tens (5/13/16)|
|High Jump||5-07.25, 1.71m||Big Tens (5/18/14)|
|Long Jump||17-09.00, 5.41m||Big Tens (5/17/14); Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)|
|Shot Put||38-07.75, 11.78m||Virginia Challenge (4/17/15)|
|Javelin||110-05, 33.67m||Big Tens (5/14/16)|
Long Earns B1G Weekly Honors
1/17/2018 - W. Track & Field
After breaking Minnesota's program record in the weight throw last weekend, Kaitlyn Long is this week's Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week.
No. 13 Gophers to Face Top-25 Foes at Iowa
1/16/2018 - W. Track & Field
No. 13 Minnesota is set to face four other nationally ranked teams at the Larry Wieczorek Invite hosted by Iowa this Friday and Saturday.
No. 13 Minnesota Wins Fourth-Straight Dual
1/13/2018 - W. Track & Field
The No. 13 Gophers defeated the No. 11 Badgers in the fourth-annual Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Dual on Saturday.