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.
Gopher Trio Garners Academic All-America Honors
Track & field student-athletes Alex Beckman, Jess Lehman, and Luca Wieland have been honored for academics.
Season Recap: A Look Back at 2016
Look back at the Gophers' B1G title and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign.
Shelerud Receives Sportsmanship Award
Kate Shelerud receives the 2016 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for women's track and field.