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 Earn NCAA-Best 23 Academic Honors
Minnesota and Stanford each earned 23 USTFCCCA All-Academic individuals to lead NCAA Division I.
Wright Places 11th at World Juniors
Shanique Wright represented Jamaica in the triple jump at the IAAF World U20 Championships this weekend.
Wright Advances to Triple Jump Final
Shanique Wright is representing her native Jamaica at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships this week.