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Sabin excels on her birthday; Eastman highlights Drake Relays

Redshirt senior Titania Markland competes during the Border Battle at the Field House on Saturday.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 30, 2018

The Gophers broke records again this weekend. This time, it was in Louisville on an athlete's birthday. No. 10 Minnesota competed in the Louisville Lenny Lyles and Clark Wood Invite in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday and Saturday, where it broke two program records and won seven titles. On Kiley Sabin’s ...

Gophers’ Temi Ogunrinde stays busy with track and field, campus groups

Temi Ogunrinde holds up a medal during the Big Ten Championship on May 12, 2017. 

Kaleb Medhanie

April 26, 2018

Redshirt junior Temi Ogunrinde is the Gophers' all-time leader in the hammer throw, but track and field is just one part of her life on Minnesota's campus. Ogunrinde won the hammer throw at the Beach Invitational on April 19 with a personal record throw of 221 feet, 3 inches. She is also the president...

Teddy Frid comes home from Bryan Clay invite with title

Freshman Teddy Frid runs in the 110-meter hurdles on Thursday evening at St. Thomas.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 23, 2018

Teddy Frid was the lone Minnesota competitor at the Bryan Clay Invitational, but the Gophers still left the meet with a victory. Frid won the decathlon with 7,269 points, which puts him ninth in Minnesota history. He led the competition in the 110-meter hurdles at 14.48 and the pole vault at 15 feet, ...

Emma Spagnola and Agnes Esser shine over weekend

Redshirt senior Titania Markland competes during the Border Battle at the Field House on Saturday.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 23, 2018

Emma Spagnola and Agnes Esser had historic performances for Minnesota over the weekend. On Friday, Spagnola won the 400-meter hurdles at a time that broke a 13-year old record. Esser had a career-best in the hammer throw, which earned her first all time in the program's history. The Gophers competed...

Gophers come away with seven titles at St. Thomas

Redshirt Freshman Mason Roomes competes in the long jump on April 12 at St. Thomas.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 16, 2018

Field events were a big part of Minnesota's success on Thursday. The Gophers competed in the Tomcat Twilight on Thursday at St. Thomas, an event where they came away with seven titles. Five of their seven titles came in field events. "It's a meet where not a lot of top guys ran; it's a chance to look...

Teddy Frid embodies the combined-event athlete

Freshman Teddy Frid runs in the 110-meter hurdles on Thursday evening at St. Thomas.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 12, 2018

The person who receives the title “World’s Greatest Athlete” is given to the Olympic decathlon winner, because they do nearly every type of physical activity. That's Teddy Frid's choice of event as a junior in his first season competing for the Gophers. He competed for theUniversity of Sioux Fal...

Minnesota takes home 11 titles in cold weather

Kaleb Medhanie

April 9, 2018

The temperature in Waco, Texas this weekend hit a low of 37 degrees, but that didn’t stop Minnesota from competing. The No. 13 Gophers went to the Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas on Saturday, where they left with 11 titles.  “They had really really bad weather here,” head coach Matt Bingl...

Kieran McKeag, 4×400 team shine for Minnesota in Sun Angel Classic

Gophers Jackson Wellenstein, Ben Psicihulis, and Matthew Baker compete in the 4x400-meter relay during the Border Battle on Jan. 13.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 9, 2018

Improvement has been a key factor for Minnesota this season. Kieran McKeag has had continued success in the hammer throw during outdoor season. This week was his third straight week of setting a personal record in the event, as he finished second in the premier hammer throw with a mark of 209 feet, 10 ...

After he fought through injury, Sammie Houston thrives with Gophers

Sammie Houston.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 5, 2018

Things got worse before they got better for Sammie Houston. Houston had some success in his first competitive year as a redshirt freshman. He won the triple jump title at the St. Thomas Invite in the 2016 indoor season with a jump of 46 feet, 11 inches. That was his only victory in the triple jump of t...

Gophers open outdoor season at Ole Miss Classic, Raleigh Relays

Redshirt freshman Rachel Schow clears a hurdle on Jan. 28, 2017 at the Field House.

Kaleb Medhanie

April 2, 2018

Rachel Schow had a career day for the Gophers in her four events. Schow was part of helping No. 11 Minnesota win six events at the Ole Miss Classic in Oxford, Mississippi on Saturday. When she and her 4-x-100 meter team of Titania Markland, Emma Spagnola and Emerald Egwim won the event with a time of 4...