Violet Weibel
Violet  Weibel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Central HS

Birthdate:
10/13/1994


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

10/17/2015

Gophers Record 12 Career-Bests

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

10/15/2015

Hopkins Previews Pair of Wisconsin Meets

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

10/13/2015

Gophers Head to Two Meets in Wisconsin

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

10/03/2015

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.

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