Grace Gerring
Grace Gerring

High School:
Hopkins High School

Experience:
4th year


Year on Team: 4th year

Major: Kinesiology

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Banner-Raising Set for Friday

9/29/2016 - W. Ice Hockey

Join the Gophers to celebrate the program's 2016 national championship prior to Friday's season-opener.

Gophers Hit the Road to Indiana/Purdue

9/27/2016 - W. Volleyball

Minnesota travels to Indiana and Purdue this weekend to compete on Friday and Sunday.

Game 4: Minnesota at Penn State

9/26/2016 - Football

Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 1. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.

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