Alana Dopp
Alana Dopp


High School:
Menlo-Atherton High School

Year in school: Senior

Year on team: 2nd

Major: American Indian Studies

High School: Menlo Atherton

Previous Skating Club: Skating Club of San Francisco

Favorite skating move: Spirals

Favorite place on campus: Folwell Circle

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Hockey!

What made you want to skate at the University of Minnesota? My love of ice skating!

When/where did you first start skating? Redwood City California at 8 years old

What's something that most people don't know about you? I have 5 siblings!

What non-skating accomplishment are you most proud of? Academics! Doing well & working hard in my classes

What do you like to do when you are not skating? Study & hang out with friends

What is your favorite memory on this team? Frozen Four Championship!

What are you looking forward to on this team? Becoming close with the new team members & cheering on the Gophers with them!

Do you have any tips for high school skaters/cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Keep up your skating skills and working hard while keeping a positive attitude


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