July 1, 2012
Former Golden Gopher Gabriele Anderson competed for her ticket to London in the 1,500m final today to help wrap up the last day of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.
Anderson easily cleared the Olympic A Standard time of 4:12.93, but narrowly missed a spot on the Olympic roster. She finished with a time of 4:07.38 to place fourth in the heat, 2.21 seconds shy of the top three.
Gabriele Anderson qualified for the final race after posting a time of 4:10.08 in the event semifinals on Friday night. She was one of five former women's track and field athletes that competed in this year's trials.
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.