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.
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.