Abby Lange
Abby  Lange

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Stillwater HS

Birthdate:
05/27/1997


10/13/2017

Gophers Place 10th at Nuttycombe Invite

Minnesota placed three runners among the top 25 en route to a top-10 team showing in Madison, Wis., on Friday

09/29/2017

Gophers Race at Blugold Invite

Abby Lange placed 11th to lead Minnesota at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational Friday evening

09/23/2017

No. 19 Gophers Place Third at Griak

Madeline Strandemo finished 10th overall to lead the Gophers to a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday

09/08/2017

Kohut-Jackson, Gophers Win at Oz Memorial

The Gophers took home the individual and team titles at the Oz Memorial Run Friday evening

04/13/2017

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Abby Lange

Gophers redshirt freshman Abby Lange reflects on her transition to collegiate running, including making her Big Ten debut

05/31/2016

Abby Lange

Photos of track & field studnet-athlete Abby Lange.

PRONUNCIATION:



2016 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran in three meets • made collegiate debut at the Tori Neubauer Invitational, finishing 30th overall and fourth on the team in 23:37.48 • recorded a career-best 6K time of 23:10.0 at Jack’s Run.

2015 • Freshman Season: Did not compete.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Stillwater High School where she ran for coach Dawn Podolske • four-time letterwinner and 2014-15 captain in both cross country and track & field • two-time Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship individual qualifier, placing 27th as a sophomore and 98th as a junior • academic all-state honoree as a sophomore in 2012 • two-time Cross Country All-American at USATF Junior Olympics • three-time Suburban East Conference champion and all-conference honoree in cross country in 2011, 2012, and 2013 • has a personal-best time of 14:37 in the 4K • named Track & Field All-American in the 1,600m at the 2010 Hershey Track & Field Games • two-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant in the 4x800m relay, placing third as a senior and 15th as a freshman • named all-state in 2015 and All-Suburban East Conference honoree in 2011 in track & field • holds Stillwater school record in the 4x800m relay at 9:21 • owns high school personal-best times of 2:20 in the 800m, 5:16 in the mile, and 11:34 in the 3,200m • member of CORK (Central Oregon Running Klub) from 2007-10 • Nordic skiing letterwinner as a freshman.

Personal: Born May 27, 1997 • daughter of Nicole Lange and Douglas Lange • has three siblings, Jack, Tanner, and Connor • physiology major • mother Nicole played college soccer at UW-Green Bay from 1990-92 • enjoys reading, painting, being outdoors, hiking, camping, canoeing, being on the lake, volunteering, and traveling • ‘A’ Honor Roll member, academic letterwinner, AP Scholar with Honors, and top 10% honoree.

MORE HEADLINES

Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday

10/17/2017

The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.

Gophers to Host Jack's Run

10/17/2017

Join members of the Gopher women's cross country team at Jack's Twilight Run, an open six kilometer race, on Friday.

Werking Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invite

10/14/2017

Sarah Werking, Ally Smith, Paige Peschel, Kelli Schmidt, and Sarah Klecker led Minnesota Saturday morning.

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