Feb. 26, 2008
Women's Track Athlete of the Week
Gabriele Anderson, Minnesota
Jr., Perham, Minn. / Perham
In a home meet, Anderson powered through the 800-meter run breaking the tape in a time of 2:08.97. Running against the clock, Anderson won the event by over five seconds and met the NCAA provisional qualifying standard. The Gopher junior takes home her first career weekly honor.
Last MINN Track Athlete of the Week: Jamie Cheever (2/12/08)
Women's Co-Field Athletes of the Week
Briana Neumann, Purdue
So., Fort Wayne, Ind. / Northop
Neumann took the pole vault crown at the Boilermaker Invitational clearing 13-0.25 (3.97), meeting the NCAA provisional qualifying standard. Her height currently ranks fifth in the conference and third all-time in school history. Neumann picks up her first career weekly laurel.
Last PUR Field Athlete of the Week: Mallory Peck (1/30/07)
Liz Podominick, Minnesota
Sr., Lakeville, Minn. / Lakeville
Podominick captured the shot put title in a non-scored home meet last weekend, with a throw of 51-02.75 (15.61). The senior's effort marks a season-best and provisionally qualifies her for the NCAA Indoor Championships. Podominick garners her first career weekly accolade.
Last MINN Field Athlete of the Week: Alicia Rue (1/22/08)