Winter leads the way with a third-place finish
MU men placed 12th, women 13th at BIG EAST
MU will compete Friday-Sunday at Rutgers
Koeck and Schuh with huge PRs in Illinois
MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships
At the Badger Track Classic, Tate Pashibin took the high jump title while Brett Hardin added a BIG EAST qualifying mark in the weight throw.
Assistant Coach Nick Davis on Pashibin:
High School: Pashibin earned three letters in track and field at Southwest High School in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Served as team captain during her sophomore and senior seasons ... Won state title in the high jump as both a junior and senior, while also earning runner-up honors in the triple jump both seasons and in the long jump as a senior ... Four-time all-city performer ... Notched personal bests at Southwest of 5 feet, 8 inches in the high jump, 37 feet, 9 1/2 inches in the triple jump and 17 feet 8 3/4 inches in the long jump ... Height of 5-8, recorded at the state meet as a junior, was a top-40 mark in the United States in 2011 ... Also earned a pair of letters in gymnastics as a sophomore and junior, while earning All-America honors.
Personal: Pashibin was born in Minneapolis, Minn., and is the daughter of Gary and Janet Pashibin ... Has two older brothers, Erik and Aaron, and one younger sister, Madelyn ... Plans to major in exercise physiology.