Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota's varsity eight A boat finished secondin the main event.
The varsity 8+ will open the competition at 10:00 a.m.
The varsity squad returns to action Oct. 14 at the Head of the Rock in Rockford, Ill.
Races will take place at East River Flats Park.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Defeated Kansas, Buffalo and Duke and competed against Virginia with the 2V4 at the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana and Ohio State as a member of the 2V4 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Defeated San Diego, Northeastern, Penn State and Michigan State as a member of the First Varsity Four at the Virginia Invitational (4/14-15) ... Defeated Wisconsin with the 1V4 in the Home Dual vs. the Badgers (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships with the 1V4 (5/13) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2010-11 Freshman Season: Competed with the First Novice Eight throughout the season ... placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) ... rowed against the Badgers at the Wisconsin Dual (5/1) ... also competed against Michigan and Michigan State at the Big Ten Double Duals (4/9) ... placed first vs. Tennessee at the Tennessee Dual (3/20).
High School: Graduated with honors from Henry Sibley High School in 2009 ... earned six athletic letters in both cross country and track and five letters in nordic skiing ... was a five-time all-conference selection in nordic skiing and was twice named all-conference in both cross country and track ... earned the Athena Award and was named Henry Sibley's Most Valuable Senior Female Athlete ...
Personal: Born October 30, 1990 ... daughter of Elizabeth Moran and Dave and Molly Moran ... has six siblings, Michael, Andrew, Tyler, Tom, Megan and Ryan ... her brother Mike played baseball at the University of St. Thomas ... majoring in human resources ... likes to ski, golf and run in her spare time
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.