Minnesota Sophomores Anderson and Schmidt Take Home First Outdoor Awards of 2007




March 20, 2007

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TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Gabriele Anderson, Minnesota
So., Perham, Minn./Perham

Perham earns her first weekly conference honor after leading Minnesota in its 1-2-3 finish in the 1,500-meter run at the Shamrock Invitational over the weekend. Anderson's time of 4:28.78 is the ninth-fastest in school history. The sophomore was also the third leg of the first-place distance medley relay team which clocked in at 12:00.62.

Last MINN AOW: Liz Alabi (3/21/06)


FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Kari Schmidt, Minnesota
So., Lindstrom, Minn./Chisago Lakes
Schmidt takes home her first career weekly award after qualifying for NCAA Regionals in the shot put with a first-place distance of 47'03.50" at the Shamrock Invitational at Coastal Carolina over the weekend.

Last MINN AOW: Liz Alabi (3/21/06)