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 Kick Off Raleigh Relays
Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays.
B1G Honors Wiebke with Weekly Award
Taylor Wiebke is the Big Ten Conference leader in the high jump after clearing 1.80m (5-10.75) last weekend.
Bingle Previews Raleigh Relays
Director of women's track & field/cross country Matt Bingle shares his thoughts on the Gophers' season-opening meets.