Rachel Caughey
Rachel Caughey


Wayzata, Minn.

High School:
Wayzata High School


UMDT Travels to Mexico City

The Dance Team had the opportunity to send three team members and Coach Amber Jackson to Mexico City

Year On Team: 4th Year

Major: Elementary Education

High School: Wayzata High School

Previous Dance Team: Wayzata Trojet Dance Team

Previous Studio: The Dance Shoppe

Favorite Style of Dance: Jazz

Favorite Place on Campus: Dinkytown

Favorite Sport to Watch / Cheer For: Basketball

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota?: The University of Minnesota dance team has such an amazing program that I knew would push me and is the epitome of hard work and one love.

When / where did you first start dancing?: I started dancing at the age of 3 at Dance Shoppe.

What's something that most people don't know about you?: I went to a performing arts middle school, FAIR.

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of?: Making the Dean's List.

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing?: Hang out with my family and friends!

What is your favorite memory on this team?: Winning a double national championship for the third year in a row! So proud!

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college?: Always be true to yourself and your love for dance. Confidence!


No. 3 Minnesota Falls to No.1 Nebraska in Five Sets

10/23/2016 - W. Volleyball

Minnesota fell in five sets to No. 1 Nebraska on Sunday afternoon. The Gophers won the first set 26-24, fell in the second and third 25-18, 26-24, tied the match in the fourth 25-22, but ...

Gophers Beat Rutgers 34-32 on Homecoming

10/22/2016 - Football

Emmit Carpenter kicked a 28 yard field goal with six seconds to play as Minnesota beat Rutgers, 34-32, on Homecoming at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers Win 2-1 Over Buckeyes

10/22/2016 - W. Ice Hockey

Minnesota earned the road sweep over Ohio State behind goals from Taylor Williamson and Sarah Potomak.

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