Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
She becomes the sixth Gopher all-time to earn the distinction.
Minnesota will face the host Hawkeyes and Louisville during the event.
The Gophers' 1V8 has been named Big Ten Boat of the Week twice this season.
Golden Gopher boat improved its time during each day of competition.
2014-15 • Senior Season: CRCA All-Region Second Team... All-Big Ten Second Team...Academic All-Big Ten...paced First Varsity Eight and Second Varsity Two at the Head of the Mississppi (10/5)...also competed First Varsity Eight and First Varsity Four at the Head of the Rock (10/12)...defeated Boston College, Georgetown, and Notre Dame with 1V8 at Head of the Charles (10/19)...continued to pace 1V8 at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (3/15) and OSU Classic (4/4)...helped Minnesota sweep Rutgers in the 1V8 boat at the Big 10 Double Dual (4/11)...finished senior season with First Varsity Eight at the Clemson Invite (4/18 & 19), the Devil's Lake Challenge (5/2), and the Big 10 Championship (5/16 & 17).
2013-14 • Junior Season: First Team All-Big Ten ...Academic All-Big Ten ... posted wins over Dayton, West Virginia and Alabama with the First Varsity Eight at the Oak Ridge Invite (3/15-16) ... paced the First Varsity Eight to wins over Rutgers and Boston University at the Boston Challenge (4/5-6) ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State in the 1V8 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/12) ... placed second behind Wisconsin with the 1V8 in the lone home dual of the year on Lake Phalen (5/4) ... finished sixth in the 1V8 at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (5/18)
2012-13 • Sophomore Season: CRCA Scholar Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten, Member of the First Varsity Eight ... defeated Kansas State, Oklahoma and Tulsa at the Oklahoma Invite (3/9-10) ... Earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (3/12)... defeated Tennessee in the road dual (3/24)... placed second behind Louisville at the Clemson Challenge (4/21)... also placed third and fourth in races during the event ... Defeated No. 14 Wisconsin and Michigan State in the double-dual at Wisconsin (5/5)... finished fifth at Big Ten Championships (5/19).
2011-12 • Freshman Season: Defeated Kansas, Buffalo and Duke, and competed against Notre Dame and Virginia, with the 2V8 at the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana with the 2V8 in the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Raced in the Virginia Invitational with the 2V8 (4/14-15) ... Raced against Wisconsin with the First Varsity Eight at the Home Dual vs. the Badgers (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships with the 1V8 (5/13).
Previous Rowing Experience: Competed with Minnesota Boat Club under head coach Miriam Baer.
High School: 2011 graduate of Central High School ... earned three varsity letters in softball and one for band/orchestra ... earned all-conference accolades for softball in 2011 and honorable mention honors in 2010 ... named all-state in band in 2009.
Personal: Born February 26, 1993 ... daughter of Dean and Theresa Hodnett ... enjoys reading, playing and listening to music, hanging out with friends, camping, hiking and backpacking.
World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday
Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.
Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team
2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday
Gophers Place Seventh at Big Tens
Anna Greene and Rylie Wargo earned All-Big Ten recognition while the Gophers earned a pair of top-five finishes.