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Redshirt sophomore Rachel Schow clears a hurdle on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at the Field House. The Gophers competed against several other colleges at the Jack Johnson Classic Track Meet.

Women’s track and field team wins Big Ten Indoor Championship

Kaleb Medhanie
February 26, 2018

Senior Kaitlyn Long helped bring a Big Ten Indoor Championship to Minnesota for the first time since 2009. Long won the weight throw competition with a career-best 79 feet, 11inches. The No. 10 Gophers...

Karlie Place wins with new poles; Sammie Houston sees increased role

Jack White
February 19, 2018

The Gophers coaching staff thought senior Karlie Place was improving, so they ordered bigger poles for her to exceed past performances. There was one problem, however: the poles arrived the day before...

Men’s track and field competes in Iowa State Classic; women’s team competes in three different meets

Owen Mageau
February 12, 2018

It was a busy weekend for Gophers track & field.  The men’s team competed in the Iowa State Classic and captured three titles.  The women’s team split into three groups and competed in...

Gophers have five first-place finishers

Owen Mageau
February 5, 2018

The Minnesota men’s and women’s track & field teams traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan for the Power Five Invitational on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3.  For the women's team, the name — Power Five —...

Ayesha Champagnie thrives with Minnesota track and field

Owen Mageau
February 2, 2018

In the early stages of the indoor season, the No. 11 Minnesota women’s track and field team is already benefitting from the addition of a six-time national champion. Junior Ayesha Champagnie transferred...

Hosting a competition of nine teams, Gophers stand out at Jack Johnson Invitational

Jack Warrick
January 29, 2018

It was a hectic sight as dozens of athletes competed for space and placing while music played in the background at the Jack Johnson Invitational. The Gophers did well amidst the noise and the other eight...

Redshirt sophomore Rachel Schow clears a hurdle on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at the Field House. The Gophers competed against several other colleges at the Jack Johnson Classic Track Meet.

Gophers earn five first-place finishes at Jack Johnson Invitational

Jack Warrick
January 29, 2018

With a large crowd and eight visiting teams filling the Minnesota Fieldhouse, the No. 11 Gophers women’s track and field team had an opportunity to show what kind of team they were. Minnesota did not...

Men’s track and field finishes first; women’s team finishes second

Jack White
January 22, 2018

Freshman Ben Psicihulis has started his collegiate career on a high note. In his first season with Minnesota, Psicihulis finished first in the 600-meter race. His performance helped Minnesota claim a team...

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

Gophers use rankings as motivation to beat Badgers

Owen Mageau
January 15, 2018

This season, the Badgers are ranked ahead of the Gophers in the women's track and field standings, but Minnesota has bested Wisconsin in the teams' annual Dual for the fourth straight year. The No. 13...

Gophers Jackson Wellenstein, Ben Psicihulis, and Matthew Baker compete in the 4x400-meter relay during the Border Battle on Saturday. The relay team finished 3:18.73, helping secure the Gopher's fourth-consecutive Border Battle title.

Jackson Wellenstein leads Gophers to win

Owen Mageau
January 15, 2018

The Dual, an event where Minnesota competes against Wisconsin, has been around since 2015. So far, the Gophers have been happy with the results. Minnesota prevailed in the Border Battle with a 93-65 win...