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!
Top Ten 2015-16: Clutch Moments
7/22/2016 - General Release
Everybody loves Top 10 lists, so Gopher Sports is making 10 of them this summer! Re-live 10 different "Top 10" countdown lists from the 2015-16 Gopher Sports season.
Wright Places 11th at World Juniors
7/23/2016 - W. Track
Shanique Wright represented Jamaica in the triple jump at the IAAF World U20 Championships this weekend.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
7/22/2016 - Football
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.