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.
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.
Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes
Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday.