Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday
2017 Season - Indoor: Did not compete.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Fairview High School • four-year track & field letterwinner and two year cross country letterwinner • two-time all-state honoree • six-time track& field state meet qualifier as a sophomore and junior before missing her senior year due to injury • placed third in both the 4x400m relay and 4x800m relays along with placing 13th in the 1,600m (5:09) at the 2014 Colorado High School State Track & Field 5A Championship as a sophomore • finished eighth in both the 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay while taking 16th in the 800m (2:20) at the 2015 state meet as a junior • named tema captain as a senior and received Clutch Performance and Team Motivator awards • owns high school personal best marks of 58.7 in the 400m (2015), 2:17 in the 800m (2014), 5:09 in the 1,600m (2014), and 18:47 for 5K in cross country.
Personal: Born September 5, 1997 • daughter of Jeff Mason and Julia Hoilien • has one sibling, Marcella • intends to major in anthropology • National Honor Society member • participated in Ric Rojas Running club team and played soccer for 11 years.
|Mason's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Mason's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|800m||2:18.31 (UA)||Janis Rider Invite (4/29/17)|
|1,500m||4:43.75 (UA)||BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)|
|3,000m Steeplechase||11:47.26 (UA)||Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)|
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