Kim Saunders
Kim Saunders

High School:
Wayzata High School

Experience:
4th Year


Year on Team: 4th year

Major: Elementary Education

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 and Basketball

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? UMDT has always inspired me as a dancer and the team has challenged me.

When/Where did you first start dancing? I started dancing at the Dance Shoppe when I was 2.

What's something that most people don't know about you? I am a twin and am the shortest on the team!

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? I am proud of getting accepted into the Elementary Education Foundations Program.

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I like to go to yoga, hang out with friends and family and watch movies!

What is your favorite memory on this team: My favorite memory is winning 6 national championships.

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Come to our clinics!

MORE HEADLINES

Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55

5/26/2016 - Baseball

Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.

Gophers Drop Out of B1G Tournament

5/26/2016 - Baseball

Minnesota falls to Michigan 3-2 in an elimination game on Thursday at TD Ameritrade Park

Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016 - M. Track

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

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