Jan. 28, 2012
The University of Minnesota women’s track and field team finished up the weekend at the Minnesota State Open. The meet was not scored, but the Gophers had some high finishes on the day.
Next weekend the Gophers will travel to South Bend, IN to take part in the Meyo Invitational. The event is hosted by the University of Notre Dame and will be on Friday and Saturday.
Other Gopher Finishes at the Minnesota State Open
60m Dash: Akuoma Omeoga 7.81 third
400m: Jessica Waldvogel 57.81 second… Linnea Johnson 58.03 third... Leighton Lerum 58.21 fourth
600m: Madison Smith 1:37.24 second
Long Jump: Nicole Murphey 5.33m (17-6) fourth
Ogunrinde Breaks Hammer Throw Record
Temi Ogunrinde and Angie Guenther secured NCAA Championship berths on day one of the NCAA West Prelim.
Three Gophers Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District
Luca Wieland earned Academic All-District accolades for the third year in a row while Madeline Strandemo and Derek Wiebke picked up their first career honors.
NCAA West Prelim Up Next
Eighteen Gophers are set to represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim this week.