Schulz opened the competition running a time of 9.50 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles, followed by clearing 5-3 1/2 in the high jump. She landed a throw of 34-2 1/2 in the shot put and a leap of 16-5 in the long jump. Schultz moved up in the final standings with a solid run of 2:18.12 in the 800-meter run.
“Nikki has shown some nice improvement in the past few weeks,” said Minnesota head coach Matt Bingle. “She will be ready to make an impact in the Big Ten meet.”
The Iowa State Classic continues through Saturday.
NCAA West Prelim Up Next
Eighteen Gophers are set to represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim this week.
Eighteen Gophers Advance to NCAA Prelim
Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim.
Seven Gophers Earn All-B1G Nods
Seven members of the Golden Gopher women's track & field team have earned All-Big Ten Conference honors.