The Dance Team had the opportunity to send three team members and Coach Amber Jackson to Mexico City
Year On Team: 4th Year
Major: Psychology and Physiology
High School: Wrightstown High School
Previous Dance Team: Wrightstown High School Dance Team
Previous Studio: Midwest Movement
Favorite Style of Dance: Jazz
Favorite Place on Campus: TCF Bank Stadium
Favorite Sport to Watch / Cheer For: Football and Basketball
What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota?: UMDT's amazing legacy
When / where did you first start dancing?: I took my first ballet class when I was four years old
What's something that most people don't know about you?: I was on the golf team all through high school
What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of?: Being able to graduate in four years with a double major while applying to medical schools this summer.
What do you like to do when you aren't dancing?: Watching Grey's Anatomy re-runs and take yoga sculpt classes at CorePower Yoga.
What is your favorite memory on this team?: Taking the nationals floor as defending National Champions for the second year in a row
Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college?: Take the chance and tryout. You never know what you can achieve if you never give yourself the opportunity to try.
Strandemo Makes USATF Debut
6/21/2018 - W. Track & Field
Madeline Strandemo placed 17th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Thursday.
Wheeler Named to NHL Second All-Star Team
6/21/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The forward led the NHL in regular-season assists and was one of two Gopher Hockey alums to finish in the top-10 for regular-season points – Wheeler came in ninth while Phil Kessel ...
Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods
6/21/2018 - General Release
Representing the Maroon & Gold are Second Team honorees Derek Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo and Third Team selections Temi Ogunrinde and Kiley Sabin.