Year On Team: 4th Year
High School: Wayzata High School
Previous Dance Team: Wayzata Trojet Dance Team
Previous Studio: The Dance Shoppe
Favorite Style of Dance: Jazz and Lyrical
Favorite Place on Campus: 1301 Apartments
Favorite Sport to Watch / Cheer For: Football
What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota?: How accomplished and determined the team has always been. Dancing has always been my passion, so I wanted to continue my love for dance and I couldn't think of a more perfect team to be a part of
When / where did you first start dancing?: I started dancing at The Dance Shoppe when I was 2 years old
What's something that most people don't know about you?: Out of the 3 kids in my family, we have all played for Team USA!
What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of?: Being on the Dean's List all 3 years at the U of M thus far
What do you like to do when you aren't dancing?: When I am not dancing I enjoy taking and teaching yoga sculpt at CorePower Yoga, spending time with friends and family, and scrapbooking with all of the pictures I enjoy taking.
What is your favorite memory on this team?: Winning three Double National Championships! It is so rewarding and such an amazing accomplishment as a team
Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college?: Continue to work hard and never settle. The more you continue to push yourself to grow and improve, the more prepared you will be!
Top Ten 2015-16: Clutch Moments
7/22/2016 - General Release
Everybody loves Top 10 lists, so Gopher Sports is making 10 of them this summer! Re-live 10 different "Top 10" countdown lists from the 2015-16 Gopher Sports season.
Wright Places 11th at World Juniors
7/23/2016 - W. Track
Shanique Wright represented Jamaica in the triple jump at the IAAF World U20 Championships this weekend.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
7/22/2016 - Football
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.