Jamie Piepenburg
Jamie  Piepenburg

RS Junior

Alexandria, Minn.

High School:
Jefferson HS


3 Letters


Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.


Gophers Hand Out 2015 Team Awards

Minnesota held its annual season-ending banquet and presented the team awards on Sunday


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Fourteen Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Liz Berkholtz leads Minnesota as a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree


2014 Big Ten WXC Championship

Photos from the 2014 Big Ten Cross Country Championship hosted by the University of Iowa. Photos by Walt Middleton.

Photo Gallery

2015 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran seven races • ran a career-best 21:15.1 as the fifth Gopher in 42nd overall at the Big Ten Championship • placed 40th overall as the fifth Gopher at the NCAA Midwest Regional (21:23.8) • placed fifth on the team and 200th overall at the NCAA Championship in 21:37.9 • placed fourth on the team and 34th overall at the Greater Louisville Classic 5K (17:33.25) • finished as the fifth Gopher in 49th overall at the Griak Invitational (22:41.3) • placed sixth on the team at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (21:32.1) • took 21st overall as the ninth Gopher in the season-opening Oz Memorial (23:07.4).

2014 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten • ran five races • finished 13th overall and sixth on the team at the BYU Autumn Classic three-mile with a time of 18:42.3 • finished sixth on the team and 80th overall at the Griak Invitational in 22:50.2 • placed 11th overall and eighth for Minnesota at the SDSU Classic 5K in 18:29.78 • finished sixth on the team in 22:02 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • ran a season-best time of 21:44.6 at the Big Ten Championships as the seventh Gopher in 70th place overall • named an alternate for the NCAA Midwest Regional and NCAA Championships.

2013 • Sophomore Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season.

2012 • Freshman Season: Named an alternate at the NCAA Championships and NCAA Midwest Regional • the Gophers' No. 9 runner at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 70th with a time of 21:52.5 • her best time of the season, 21:30 came in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invite (23rd overall, third on team) • sixth at the Oz Memorial • competed in five races overall • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

High School: A graduate of Jefferson High School • top-three state cross country finisher for four straight years • 2011 Minnesota state 3200 meters champion and 1600m runner-up • also won the 3200m in 2009 and the 1600m in 2010 • finished second in the 1600m and third in the 3200m at the 2012 state meet • set personal and Section 8AA meet records in the 1600m (4:54.19) and 3200m (10:24.57) • All-Central Lakes Conference performer every year • named team MVP five times for both cross country and distance track events • holds school records in 4000m cross country and the outdoor and indoor 1600m and 3200m • graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Personal: Born October 6, 1993 • daughter of Tracey and Mardi Piepenburg • has a brother, Trenton • major is genetics and cell biology • enjoys dancing and reading.


Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run


Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Course on Friday evening.

Kargol Enjoying Success as a Rookie


Redshirt freshman Abby Kargol has placed among Minnesota's top five runners in three consecutive races.

Captains Corner: Danielle Anderson


Gophers co-captain Danielle Anderson shares her thoughts on Minnesota's cross country season so far.

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