Gophers Win Five Events, Loberg Wins High Jump Crown
Katie Loberg

April 13, 2013

Complete Results

Due to inclement weather, the University of Minnesota women's track and field team had to move back indoors this weekend as a small group participated at the Tom Cat Open held at St. Thomas. The Golden Gophers took home first in five events.

New roster addition and former Gopher women's basketball player Katie Loberg made a splash in her first meet since high school by winning the high jump with a clearance of 5-6. Her jump is the highest for a Gopher this season.

Minnesota swept the distant events as well.

Anne Ferguson claims the 800m crown with a personal-best time of 2:15.60. A trip of Gophers claimed third through fifth in Jilian Johnson, Andie Zeman and Stacey Sovatek.

A clean sweep of the top five came in the 1,500-meter run with Laura Docherty leading the charge. Katie Moraczewski and Kelli Budd rounded out the top three as Liz Berkhoktz and Kaila Urick finished the
top-five places.

Rachel Edwards took first in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:27.67 as Taylor Mikkalson followed closely to acquire second.

The Gophers' final first-place crown came in the 5,000-meter run with Missa Varpness runnin 17:19.58. Rachel Drake and Rebecca Rethwisch took third and fourth, respectively.

Next weekend, the Maroon & Gold hope to return to outdoor competition as they split the squad between Iowa City, Iowa and Baton Rouge, La. Both meets will take place on Friday and Saturday. 


 

 

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