Shani Marks leapt 40-feet, 8 1/4-inches in the triple jump to place sixth. In the pole vault sophomore Monica Stearns finished eighth with a career-best vault of 12-feet, 5 1/2-inches, the second-best outdoor vault in school history.
The distance medley relay squad of Anita Menden, Rachel Schutz, Jenny Moylan and Darja Vasiljeva placed sixth with a time of 11:47.81, Minnesota's best time this season.
In the sprints competition Tahesia Harrigan advanced to the 100-meter dash finals on Saturday, April 27 with her first place heat finish of 12.01 seconds.
The Drake Relays conclude on Saturday, April 27, starting at 9 am.
Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU
Members of the Minnesota women's track & field team got an early start to the season at the SDSU Holiday Open.
Gophers Sign Ten For 2017-18
Minnesota welcomes four throwers, four distance runners, and two jumpers to make up the program's early signing class.
Gophers Set for SDSU Holiday Open
Fourteen Gophers will get an early start to the 2017 track & field season this week in Brookings, S.D.