Cortney Colich
Cortney Colich


Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins High School

Year in school: Senior

Year on the team: 4th

Title on the team: Captain

Major: Creative Advertising

High School: Hopkins High School

Previous Dance Team/Studio: The Dance Shoppe

Favorite Place on Campus 1301

Favorite style of dance: Jazz or Lyrical

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football/Basketball

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? How accomplished and determined the team has always been. I wanted to keep dancing and be a part of a team and this was the perfect team to be a part of.

When/were did you first start dancing? I first started at Hopkins Dance Center at the age of 4.

What's something that most people don't know about you? I'm allergic to gluten.

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? Doing well in school even with such a busy schedule.

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I like to spend time with family and friends and travel.

What is your favorite memory with the Golden Gophers? Winning two double national championships. It is so rewarding and such a great accomplishment as a team.

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? I would say to work as hard as you can and take as many dance classes as possible. You always want to improve and get more experience. Also, don't be afraid to try out for any college team, anyone has a chance.


Gophers earn No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

11/29/2015 - W. Volleyball

Minnesota will host the first and second rounds at the Sports Pavilion, hosting Jackson State, UNI and Marquette.

O'Brien Joins Coaching Staff

11/30/2015 - Football

Tracy Claeys announced today the hiring of Dan O'Brien to fill an open coaching position on the defensive side of the ball. The position was created when Claeys was named head coach.

Banham Breaks Minnesota Scoring Record

11/28/2015 - W. Basketball

The senior guard scored 29 points in the Gophers' 81-79 overtime loss to Auburn.

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