Year on Team: 4th year
High School: Hopkins High School
Previous Dance Team: Hopkins Dance Team
Previous Studio: Kay Marie and Carols School of Dance
Favorite style of dance: Jazz
Favorite place on campus: TCF Bank Stadium
Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football
What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? I wanted to continue dancing in college for a competitive team that I knew could make me a stronger dancer
When/Where did you first start dancing? 4 years old
What's something that most people don't know about you? I have the record for 100m hurdles at my high school.
What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? I was awarded the Athena award for most outstanding female athlete at Hopkins High School.
What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? Go rollerblading and watch movies with my girlfriends.
What is your favorite memory on this team: Winning a double national championship three years in a row and storming the court after winning the Gophers vs. Indiana basketball game.
Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Tryout and attend the UMDT dance clinics. Being on this team is about so much more than just dancing. You create lifelong friends and you meet people who share the same interest as you.
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