The #10 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s track and field teams won the Big Ten Championships this past weekend. The Gophers are now both the indoor and outdoor Big Ten Champions in the same season for the first time in school history. Minnesota would score 134 points, two more than the runner up Purdue. The Gophers scored team points in fifteen of the twenty-one possible events and were anchored by two individual Big Ten Champions.
The Gophers gained both their individual champions in their events on Friday. Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw for the second consecutive year with a throw of 66.97 meters or 219’ 8” to win the title. The Gophers also finished in third and fourth place in the hammer throw with Agnes Esser throwing 61.70 meters, 202’ 5” and Nayoka Clunis throwing 61.22 meters 200’10”.


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