Year On Team: 2nd Year
Major: Finance and Marketing
High School: Maple Grove
Previous Dance Team: Maple Grove Dance Team
Previous Studio: Summit Dance Shoppe
Favorite Style of Dance: Jazz and Lyrical
Favorite Place on Campus: Dinkytown
Favorite Sport to Watch / Cheer For: Football
What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota?: The U of M program is the best in the nation, not only in talent, but with giving college students the opportunity to succeed in and out of athletics
When / where did you first start dancing?: I started dancing when I was 2 ½ at the Dance Shoppe
What's something that most people don't know about you?: I own my own hair business and have been doing hair since 6th grade!
What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of?: Making the Dean's List
What do you like to do when you aren't dancing?: I love to spend time with friends and family up at my cabin as well as run, cook, read, and make crafts!
What is your favorite memory on this team?: Winning 2 titles this past year at nationals in Orlando
Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college?: Keep pushing yourself - you'll be amazed at how far you can travel!
Gophers Add Alicia Hicken-Franklin to Staff
7/20/2017 - M. Swimming
Former Gopher swimmer Alicia Hicken-Franklin joins coaching staff as Associate Head Coach for men's and women's swimming and diving.
Gophers Take Tour of Athletes Village
7/19/2017 - M. Basketball
Dupree McBrayer is mic'd up as his Gopher teammates take a tour of the new Athletes Village.
Smith On Doak Walker Watch List
7/20/2017 - Football
University of Minnesota junior Rodney Smith is on the Doak Walker Award's preseason candidates list