Year in school: Freshman
Year on the team: 1st
High School: Wayzata High School
Previous Dance Team: Wayzata Trojet Dance Team
Previous Studio: Summit Dance Shoppe
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 have always looked up to these dancers and wanted to be involved in this great program.
When/where did you first start dancing? When I was three years old at The Dance Shoppe
What's something that most people don't know about you? I love reading books for leisure.
What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? Making lives better for orphans in Russia by fundraising and spending time with the children in Russia.
What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? Spend time with friends and family
What are you looking forward to on this year's team? Getting the chance to dance with amazing dancers and build new relationships.
Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Work hard and have confidence!
Around the Rink: Vinni Lettieri
12/5/2016 - M. Ice Hockey
A native of Excelsior, Minn., Lettieri ranks second on the Gophers with 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 14 games this season.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
12/4/2016 - Football
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.
NCAA Sets Regionals, Gophers Play Friday
12/4/2016 - W. Volleyball
Match and television/streaming times have been slated for the NCAA Division I Volleyball Regional Semifinals and Finals next weekend.