Feb. 9, 2012
ON YOUR MARK…GET SET….
The Minnesota women’s track and field team will be down at Iowa State in the ISU Classic this weekend. Action gets underway this afternoon with Jess Herauf and Nicole Murphey participating in the pentathlon at 12:30 p.m.
Meet: ISU Classic
Where: Ames, IA. Lied Recreation Center.
When: Thursday, Feb. 9 (12:30 p.m.) - Friday, Feb. 10 Jan. 14 11 a.m.)-Saturday, Feb. 11 (11 a.m.)
Live Results: Cylcones.com
LAST TIME OUT
Christina DeLakis continued her hot streak in the shot put for the Minnesota women’s track and field team. The redshirt freshman finished third overall with a toss of15.52m (50-11). Her distance now ranks her sixth in Gopher history.
Also picking up a new personal best was Katie Murgic in the pole vault. Murgic cleared 3.86m (12-8) which ties her for ninth overall in Gopher history.
THE GOLDEN GOPHER COACHING STAFF
Matt Bingle is in his sixth season as the Golden Gophers head women’s track & field coach. He was promoted to Director of Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country during the offseason. Bingle heads an extremely experienced coaching staff that includes assistants Gary Wilson (Distance) Lynne Anderson (Throwers), Sarah Hesser (Distance) and Caroline White(Pole Vault).
Wiebke Breaks High Jump Record
Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday.
Gophers Win Nine Titles at Macalester
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday.
Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College
Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night.