Year on Team: 4th year
High School: St. Anthony High School
Previous Studio: Larkin Dance Studio
Favorite style of dance: Jazz
Favorite place on campus: TCF Bank Stadium
Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Basketball
What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? I have loved watching Gopher sports throughout my life and I love being a part of a great University.
When/Where did you first start dancing? I first started dancing in 3rd grade at Larkin Dance Studio.
What's something that most people don't know about you? I played basketball throughout high school.
What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? Managing school, dance and a job.
What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
What is your favorite memory on this team: My favorite memory is winning my 3rd national title last January.
Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Work hard in the off-season and never give up.
Three Gophers To Play In January Showcase Games
12/8/2016 - Football
Hendrick Ekpe, Mitch Leidner and Jonah Pirsig have accepted invitations to play in post-collegiate games in January.
Gophers Beat Army 70-52
12/8/2016 - W. Basketball
Marlene Stollings won her 50th game at Minnesota as the Gophers moved to 5-1 at home this season.
Paige Tapp Named First Team Academic All-American
12/8/2016 - W. Volleyball
Paige Tapp has been named a First Team Academic All-American, announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).