Minnesota Alumni to Compete at USATF Outdoor Championships

From left to right: Bethany Hasz, AJ Green, Maggie Ewen, and Joel Smith


The USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships take place a Hayward Field in Oregon from July 6th through the 9th as as usual a plethora of Minnesota athletes are competing. It's a diverse group of athletes representing Minnesota high schools and the University of Minnesota. 

It's a diverse group of Minnesotans at the meet from Division III standout Joel Smith, Olympian Joe Klecker, new pro Bethany Hasz and longtime pro Maggie Ewen

Check out the complete field of Minnesota athletes below.


Boys Participants

AJ Green - 800m

Isaac Basten - 1500m

Joe Klecker - 5K and 10K

Joel Smith - 400m Hurdles

Mason Ferlic - 3000m Steeplechase

Matthew Wilkinson - 3000m Steeplechase

Maxwell Otterdahl - Shot Put

Payton Otterdahl - Shot Put

Trevor Otterdahl - Hammer Throw

Girls Participants

Honour Finley - 800m

Bethany Hasz - 5K

Maggie Ewen - Shot Put and Hammer Throw

Shaina Burns - Heptathlon


There will also be a fair amount of University of Minnesota track and field athletes competing at the meet. Only non-Minnesota high school athletes are highlighted below. 

University of Minnesota Participants

Amira Young - 100m

Abby Kohut-Jackson - 3000m Steeplechase

Shelby Frank - Discus

Alec Basten - 3000m Steeplechase

Madeline Strandemo - 3000m Steeplechase

Sean Donnelly - Hammer Throw