Cortney Colich
Cortney Colich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
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.

MORE HEADLINES

Eight Gophers Advance to NCAA Championship

5/28/2016 - W. Track

Minnesota's eight NCAA Championship qualifiers matches the most in program history.

4x400 Squad Qualifies for NCAA Championships

5/28/2016 - M. Track

The No. 16 University of Minnesota men's track & field program will send six competitors to the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships next month in Oregon.

Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55

5/26/2016 - Baseball

Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.

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