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2008 Minnesota Northwest Open Results/Pictures

Started by Chris, January 13, 2008, 11:50:54 PM

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Click here for the pictures I took!

Women Pole Vault
   1 Alicia Rue, So, Minnesota                      12'11.5" (3.95m)  
                                      NCAA Div I Provisional
   2 Ashley Nord, Sr, Minnesota                      12'5.5" (3.80m)  
   2 Andrea Smith, Sr, Minnesota                     12'5.5" (3.80m)  
   4 Laura Massey, Sr, Minnesota                   11'11.75" (3.65m)  
   5 Sam Sonnerberg, Fr, Minnesota                 11'11.75" (3.65m)  
   6 Jayme Anderson, Jr, Concordia St Paul             10'6" (3.20m)  
   7 Britney Daniel, Fr, St. Thomas                  9'6.25" (2.90m)  
   8 Katie MacRae, So, Minn State Moorhead           9'6.25" (2.90m)  
     Kaylyn Ronke, Fr, Minn State Moorhead                NH
     Pam Sellberg, Jr, Wisconsin Stout                    NH
     Jennifer Hensel, Jr, Minn State Moorhead             NH
     Sarah Young, Flight Deck Athletics                  DNC

Men Pole Vault
   1 Ben Peterson, So, Minnesota                       16'8" (5.08m)  
                              (4.58, 4.73, 4.88, 4.98, 5.08)
   2 Derek Brugger, Unat                               16'4" (4.98m)  
   3 David Gierut, Fr, Minnesota                       16'0" (4.88m)  
                                       (4.58, 4.73[2], 4.88)
   4 Joe Plencner, So, Minnesota                       16'0" (4.88m)  
                                 (4.58[2], 4.73[3], 4.88[3])
   5 Daniel Drewek, Fr, Wisconsin Stout             15'6.25" (4.73m)  
                                    (4.28, 4.43, 4.58, 4.73)
   6 Andy Lindberg, Fr, Minnesota                   15'6.25" (4.73m)  
                                             (4.58, 4.73[3])
   7 Derek Gearman, Unat                            14'6.25" (4.43m)  
   8 Dan Powell, Unat                                14'0.5" (4.28m)  
               (3.38, 3.68, 3.83[2], 3.98, 4.13[2], 4.28[2])
   9 Adam LeMay, So, Concordia St Paul               13'6.5" (4.13m)  
                                          (3.98[2], 4.13[2])
  10 Jerry Jones, Jr, Minn State Moorhead            13'6.5" (4.13m)  
                                             (3.98, 4.13[3])
  11 Joey Schwecke, Fr, Minnesota                   12'6.75" (3.83m)  
                                          (3.38, 3.68, 3.83)
  12 Ryan Blake, Jr, St. Thomas                     12'0.75" (3.68m)  
  13 jim wolter, Unat                                  11'1" (3.38m)  
     Dave Meissner, So, Minnesota                        DNC
     Matt Jahnke, Sr, Minn State Moorhead                 NH
     Brock Spandl, Fr, Minnesota                         DNC
     Samson Wreh, Fr, Concordia St Paul                   NH
     Garrett ****el, Fr, Minnesota                       DNC
     Chad Peck, Fr, Minn State Moorhead                   NH
     Vinny Tuminello, Fr, Wisconsin Stout                 NH
     Chris Victor, So, St. Thomas                         NH
Chris Milton
Eden Prairie HS PV Coach


Thank you for the photos.  It has definitely helped me format my Tuesday practice objectives.  It's good to know we've got room for improvement.  The alternative would be depressing.
Caroline White
U of MN Women's Pole Vault Coach

Directions to FDA, White's home

Flight Deck Athletics, Inc.
5701 Rhode Island Ave N
Crystal MN  55428



Gopher Women Pole Vaulters Highlight Northwest Open

The Golden Gopher pole vaulters collected the top five places in the event, highlighting the Minnesota women?s track & field team?s season-opening performance at the Northwest Open at the University Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Sophomore Alicia Rue, the 2007 gold medalist last summer at the Junior Pan Am Games, cleared 12 feet, 11 1/2 inches to win the event and became the first Gopher to grab an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in 2008. Seniors Ashley Nord and Andrea Smith tied for second place with a height of 12-5, senior Laura Massey was fourth at 11-11 3/4 and Samantha Sonnenberg fifth at 11-11 3/4.

Chris Milton
Eden Prairie HS PV Coach



Sophomores Pace Gopher Men's Track at Northwest Open

Sophomore Ben Peterson cleared a personal indoor best in the pole vault, winning with a height of 16-8. Sophomore Matt Fisher added his first-place performance in the high jump, clearing a height of 6-10 3/4.

Chris Milton
Eden Prairie HS PV Coach


Wow!! Congrats to the U Women- You are awesome!! Nice Pics Chris... The pics of baby Henry with his pole cracked me up!!
Dan Michalski

Moundsview H.S. Boys Vault Co-Coach