Abby Lange placed 11th to lead Minnesota at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational Friday evening
Madeline Strandemo finished 10th overall to lead the Gophers to a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday
The Gophers took home the individual and team titles at the Oz Memorial Run Friday evening
High School: A 2017 graduate of Edina High School where she ran for coaches Matt Gabrielson and Lynn Sosnowski • three-sport letterwinner for the Hornets, earning six cross country letters, five track & field letters, and two Nordic skiing letters • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship participant who placed 30th as a senior (19:21 for 5K), took 41st as a junior (19:06 for 5K), and placed 49th as a sophomore (15:02 for 4K) • helped Edina to back-to-back team titles at the Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship as a junior and senior after a runner-up team finish as a sophomore • five-time all-conference and three-time all-section honoree in cross country • two-time conference champion, winning titles as a junior and senior • two-time Nike Cross Nationals team participant as a junior and senior • named Edina’s 2011 Rookie of the Year in cross country • five-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier with three appearances in the 4x800m relay and one each in the 800m and 4x400m relay • won back-to-back state titles in the 4x800-meter relay at the Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship as a junior and senior after placing eighth as a sophomore • finished as state runner-up in the 800m in 2:13.11 as a junior • placed eighth in the 4x400m relay at the state meet as a senior • four-time conference champion on the track, winning 4x800m relay and 800m titles as both a sophomore and junior • four-time all-conference and three-time all-section honoree in track & field • holds Edina school records in the 800m, 4x800m relay, and 4x400m relay • owns high school personal-best marks of 60.42 for 400m, 2:13.11 for 800m, 5:01.1 for 1600m, 11:35.94 for 3200m, and 18:33 for 5K.
Personal: Born December 12, 1998 • daughter of Chris and Dan Sweeney • has one sibling, Logan • intends to study Elementary Education • enjoys biking, skiing, puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.
Werking Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invite
Sarah Werking, Ally Smith, Paige Peschel, Kelli Schmidt, and Sarah Klecker led Minnesota Saturday morning.
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.
Freshman Friday: Molly Roach
Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.