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!
Strandemo Makes USATF Debut
6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field
Madeline Strandemo placed 17th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Thursday.
Wheeler Named to NHL Second All-Star Team
6/21/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The forward led the NHL in regular-season assists and was one of two Gopher Hockey alums to finish in the top-10 for regular-season points – Wheeler came in ninth while Phil Kessel ...
Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods
6/21/2018 - General Release
Representing the Maroon & Gold are Second Team honorees Derek Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo and Third Team selections Temi Ogunrinde and Kiley Sabin.