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.
Miller Inspired By Rio Experience
Former Gopher student-athlete and current women's assistant coach Peter Miller attended the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a fan.
Gophers Visit Minnesota State Fair
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team visited the University of Minnesota building Wednesday.
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.