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
Strandemo Honored with B1G Accolades
Madeline Strandemo is this week's Big Ten Conference Track Athlete of the Week after her performance at the Raleigh Relays.
UCLA Up Next for Gophers
Minnesota travels to Los Angeles, Calif., for the UCLA Legends Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Taylor Wiebke
Catch up with Gophers sophomore high jumper Taylor Wiebke after she earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors.