April 23, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Seniors Jamie Vandenberg and Katie Loberg won the 1,500-meter run and the high jump, respectively, as a handful of Golden Gophers competed at the Hamline Twilight meet Wednesday night.
Vandenberg won the 1,500m in 4:53.71, and Loberg won the high jump with a season-best leap of 5-07.25 (1.71m).
The Gophers continue a busy week of competition at the Drake Relays (Thursday-Saturday), Grand View Viking Classic (Friday), UC San Diego Triton Invitational (Friday-Saturday) and the Macalester Invite (Saturday) this weekend.
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.