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.
Gophers Wrap Up USATF Championships
Ashley Ramacher, Taylor Wiebke, and alum Jamie Cheever competed on days two and three of the USATF Outdoor Junior and Senior Championships.
Murphy, Alums Compete at USATF Championships
Nicolle Murphy competed in her first meet in nearly an entire calendar year Thursday evening in Sacramento, Calif.
Walking on to Greatness: Madeline Strandemo
Gophers distance runner Madeline Strandemo shares her journey from walk-on to Big Ten champion.