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
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.