Paige Peschel
Paige  Peschel

RS Sophomore

Westfield, Wis.

High School:
Westfield Area HS



Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run

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


Ollila Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invitational

Naomi Ollila, Ally Smith, and Sarah Klecker earned top-20 individual finishes at the Tori Neubauer Invitational


Gophers Make Strides at Intrasquad 5K

Madeline Strandemo, Megan Hasz, Bethany Hasz, Bailey Ness, and Danielle Anderson made up the top five in the 5K race


Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

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


Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Courtney Alama, Danielle Anderson and Taylor Mikkalson led Minnesota at Jack's Twilight Run Friday evening


Paige Peschel

Photo gallery for women's cross country student-athlete Paige Peschel.

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2015 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran five races • ran a career-best 24:05.57 as the 10th Gopher at the Tori Neubauer Invitational.

2014 • Freshman Season: Did not compete.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Westfield Area High School • named 2011 USA Track & Field All-American • four-time All-South Central Conference honoree and 12-time conference champion in track & field • seven-time state qualifier with six top-10 finishes • placed third in both the 1,600m and 3,200m at the 2011 Wisconsin Division 2 state track & field championships as a freshman • finished 10th in the state in the 800m as a junior and took eighth in the 1,600m and 10th in both the 400m and 800m as a senior • holds Westfield Area school records in 400m, 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m • also a four-year letterwinner in basketball in high school • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born February 14, 1996 • daughter of Jayson and Melissa Peschel • has one younger brother, Parker • enjoys working out, running, reading and swimming • intends to major in kinesiology and exercise science.


Gophers Coaches Preview B1G Meet


Steve Plasencia and Sarah Hopkins met with the media to preview this weekend's B1G Championship.

B1G Championship Returns to Les Bolstad


Minnesota hosts the Big Ten Cross Country Championship at Les Bolstad this Sunday.

Gophers to Host Big Ten Championship


Minnesota will host the 2016 Big Ten Cross Country Championship at Les Bolstad Course on Sunday, Oct. 30.

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