Violet Weibel
Violet  Weibel

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Central HS

Birthdate:
10/13/1994

Experience:
1 Letter


12/12/2016

Gophers Hand Out Team Awards

Minnesota celebrated the 2016 cross country season with its annual team awards banquet Sunday

12/07/2016

Gophers Honored as Academic All-B1G

Thirteen Gophers have been honored by the Big Ten Conference for academics this fall

10/15/2016

Ollila Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invitational

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

09/02/2016

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

10/23/2015

Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

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

09/24/2016

Griak Invite

Roy Griak Cross Crounty Invite

09/27/2014

Women Cross Country at Griak

Gophers host Griak Meet

10/21/2013

Violet Weibel

Women's CC photos of Violet Weibel

Photo Gallery

2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in three meets this season • recorded a season-best 6K time of 25:35.24 at the Tori Neubauer Invite to finish 10th among the Gophers.

2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran five races • ran a career-best 23:18.09 as the seventh Gopher at the Tori Neubauer Invitational • finished 40th overall as the fifth Gopher at the Blugold Invitational (23:36.2) • finished 13th on the team at both the Oz Memorial (24:35.4) and the Griak Invitational (24:24.7) • placed 44th overall as the 10th female finisher at Jack’s Run (24:07.0).

2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran five races • placed among the top 10 Gophers at four meets • made her Gopher debut at the Griak Invitational, finishing the 6K in 24:47.5 • finished 10th for the Gophers at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invite in 23:54.3 • ran a 23:53 as the sixth Gopher in 72nd overall at the Tori Neubauer Invitational • finished ninth on the team and 16th overall at Jack's Run in a career-best 23:30.6 • finished 10th on the team at Rocky's Run (25:01).

2013 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of La Crosse Central High School • competed at Wisconsin Division 1 state meets in both track and cross country • won both the 1,600m and 3,200m to help Central's track team win the 2012 Mississippi Valley Conference championship • repeated as MVC 1,600m champion in 2013 • competed at the Footlocker Midwest Region Championships in 2012.

Personal: Born October 13, 1994 • daughter of Sue and Paul Weibel • has two siblings, Vince and Vance • enjoys yoga, reading and hiking • majoring in nutrition with a minor in biology with plans to attend PA school after graduation.

MORE HEADLINES

No. 19 Gophers Place Third at Griak

9/23/2017

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

2017 Griak Invitational Race Recaps

9/23/2017

The Gophers are pleased to host the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational Saturday at Les Bolstad Course.

Updated Roy Griak Invitational Schedule

9/22/2017

Due to anticipated high temperatures and heat index on Saturday, the University of Minnesota has adjusted the schedule for the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational.

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