The Minnesota Daily

Wiebke leaps for program record as track teams close out busy weekend

Dominic Davis
May 1, 2017

The Minnesota men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Drake Relays, Longhorn Invitational, and other meets over the weekend, and it was Taylor Wiebke on the women’s team who stood...

Strong faith lets Emerald Egwim go the distance with Gophers track

Dominic Davis
April 20, 2017

Many athletes have something — or someone — that motivates and inspires them. For Emerald Egwim, it is her faith in God.Egwim, a member of the Minnesota women’s track and field team, said...

Luca Wieland competes in the men's hurdles at the Fieldhouse for the second annual Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual on Jan. 23.

Wieland highlights weekend for Minnesota men’s track and field

Dominic Davis
April 17, 2017

The decathlon record wasn’t safe at Mt. SAC Multi-Events and Relays. A record that was previously set in 2012 by Jack Szmanda was eclipsed by Luca Wieland over the weekend.Wieland scored 8,201 points...

Junior Derek Wiebke runs in the Merrill Fischbein Men's Gold race at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Les Bolstad golf course.

Gophers track and field teams take top spots

Dominic Davis
February 27, 2017

Minnesota’s track and field teams both finished top five at the Big Ten Championships.The meet was highlighted by Derek Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo both winning titles in the mile in their respective...

Patty O'Brien runs in the Jack Johnson Women's Gold Race at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

Patty O’Brien continues family athletic legacy at UMN

Alyssa Hodenfield
February 9, 2017

Patty O’Brien has been a fan of the University of Minnesota long before she even knew she wanted to be in collegiate sports, much less compete for the University of Minnesota itself.O’Brien comes from...

Redshirt junior Madeline Strandemo runs in the Jack Johnson Women's Gold Race at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Les Bolstad golf course.

Men’s and women’s teams shine in weekend meets

Alyssa Hodenfield
February 6, 2017

The Minnesota women’s track and field team traveled to South Bend, Indiana to compete at the Meyo Invitational over the weekend and came home with 10 top-10 finishes and 13 career-best showings.Redshirt...

Kimberly Golding continues running after winning the Women's hurdle event at the Field House on Jan. 23, 2016.

Kimberly Golding serves as track and field team inspiration

Alyssa Hodenfield
February 2, 2017

The Minnesota women’s track and field team will head to the Meyo Invite in South Bend, Ind. this weekend. One athlete to look out for this weekend is senior captain Kimberly Golding in the hurdles events.Golding...

Senior Tayler Whittler competes in the 60 meter dash on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Field House. The Gophers competed against several other colleges at the Jack Johnson Classic Track Meet.

Home teams fare well in Jack Johnson Classic

Alyssa Hodenfield
January 30, 2017

The Minnesota track and field teams hosted the Jack Johnson Classic at the Minnesota Fieldhouse over the weekend.The men claimed 10 titles at the meet while the women came out with eight of their own....

Junior Titania Markland crosses the finish line, placing first in the 400-meter dash during the Jack Johnson Classic at the Field House on January 30.

Minnesota track teams start seasons strong

Alyssa Hodenfield
January 27, 2017

The Minnesota men’s and women’s track and field teams are confident in their abilities as they kick off their season.The women’s team is young this year with 39 of its athletes either true freshmen...

Minnesota's Harun Abda competes in the 800-meter run Feb. 15, 2013, at the University Fieldhouse.

Two alumni earn qualification for U.S. Olympic team

Jack White
July 13, 2016

Two former Minnesota men’s track and field team members have qualified for the U.S. Olympic team.  Ten days and 18 events after the start of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Ore. —...