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Keller part of record-breaking Gopher track relay team

New Richmond's Kat Keller (front, two away from trophy) was part of the University of Minnesota women's track team 1,600 meter relay team that set a team record while placing fourth at the Big Ten Outdoor Track Championships in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday.

New Richmond native Kat Keller was part of the University of Minnesota women's track team 1,600 meter relay team that set a school record while competing at the Big Ten Outdoor Track Championships in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday.

The 1,600 relay team placed fourth, but it provided the clinching points as the Gophers won the 2016 Big Ten team championship.

Minnesota and Michigan share the team title with 106 points each ahead of third place Nebraska (94 points) at the Huskers' Ed Weir Stadium.

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.

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