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 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.