Violet Weibel
Violet  Weibel

RS Sophomore

La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Central HS



Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

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


Gophers Record 12 Career-Bests

Molly Eastman, Nicole Heitzman and Delaney Sinnen led the Gophers at the Tori Neubauer Invitational Saturday afternoon


Hopkins Previews Pair of Wisconsin Meets

No. 23 Minnesota heads to the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week


Gophers Head to Two Meets in Wisconsin

No. 23 Minnesota will race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week


Castanias Leads Gophers at UW-Eau Claire

Minnesota raced at the Blugold Invitational Friday

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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.


Gophers Earn Top-20 NCAA Finish


Minnesota finished 18th in the team race for its highest NCAA finish since 2009.

Berkholtz Honored By USATF Minnesota


Senior Liz Berkholtz was named the USATF Minnesota Female Athlete of the Month for October.

No. 23 Gophers Head to NCAA Championship


Fifth-year seniors Liz Berkholtz and Kaila Urick lead Minnesota into its 11th-straight NCAA Championship this weekend.

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