Julianna Gernes
Julianna  Gernes


Lake Elmo, Minn.

High School:
Hill-Murray HS



Minnesota Upsets No. 16 Rutgers

Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers


Gophers Shutout Terps, 1-0

Senior Katie Thyken scores her first goal of the season to lift Gophers over Terps


Wodnick Scores Golden Goal in 2OT

Senior Taylor Wodnick scored the golden goal to lift the Gophers over Illinois


Gophers Shutout SDSU, 2-0

Sydney Squires and Simone Kolander help lift Gophers over Jackrabbits


Gophers Down Stetson, 10-0

Minnesota opened the regular season with a 10 goal victory over Stetson


08.11.17 Soccer vs Kansas State

08.11.17 Soccer vs Kansas State

Started 12 games for Minnesota, including the final nine games of the season • Scored a career-high nine goals for the Maroon and Gold, including three game-winning goals • Her nine goals put her at a tie for fourth in the Big Ten overall, with seven of them coming during Big Ten play (tied for the second most during that span) • She added three assists during the season, a career-high • Finished second on the team in shots on goal with 18, and led the team with a 51.4 percent of her shots going on goal (min. 10 shots) • Led the team with two penalty kick goals, one coming against Iowa State and the other against Ohio State • First goal came via a penalty kick against Iowa State • She scored the game-winning goal against Utah State on Sept. 7 • She completed her first multi-goal game against Michigan on the Big Ten Network, including a goal with just over four minutes left in the contest, putting Minnesota up 2-1 • Joined in on the scoring against Michigan State with her fifth goal of the season • Notched two assists in the Gophers 3-1 win over Maryland on the road • Assited on the first goal of the Indiana game, then scored the game-winning goal later on in her third straight game with a point, the longest streak of her career • Scored on a penalty kick against No. 19 Ohio State • Brought the Gophers home with a double-overtime goal against Nebraska, allowing Minnesota to host a Big Ten playoff game. 

Voted Most Improved • notched the game-winner in B1G Tournamen semifinal win over Michigan • scored goal in B1G Tournament quarterfinal win over Indiana • recorded a goal in shutout over Maryland • scored a goal in shutout against Nebraska • tallied an assist in win over Purdue • earned an assist in win over Ohio State • recorded a goal in the win vs. Villanova • scored a goal in win against Eastern Michigan • recorded five shots in win over Santa Clara • Finished second in shot on goal percentage at 62.5 percent (min. 10 shots).

Scored for the Gophers in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Minnesota's win against the South Dakota Jackrabbits (11/13) • found the net during Minnesota’s victory against Omaha for her first goal of the season (9/14). 

Appeared in eleven games for the Maroon and Gold this season • eight shots on the season with three on target • first career start against Stetson (8/22) with two shots (one SOG) • first career goal in the 76min of play during the Gophers 10-0 victory over Stetson • tallied first assist in Stetson victory • notched one shot in the Gophers 4-1 loss to No.2 Florida State • recorded one shot during the Gophers 2-0 victory over South Dakota State University (8/31).

Graduate of Hill-Murray High School • three-time letterwinner at Hill-Murray • earned All-Conference and All-State honors • was named a team captain in 2013 • named to the All-Metro East Team by Pioneer Press • was leading scorer in Minnesota with 26 goals in 2013 • named the Hill-Murray MVP in 2013 as well as Player of the Year.

Born June 6, 1996 • daughter of Marcus and Becky Gernes • has two sisters (Ashley, McKenzie) • journalism major • enjoys hanging out with friends and being out on a lake or river. 

Julianna Gernes's Career Statistics
2017 19 9 3 21 35 18
2016 23 6 2 14 40 25
2015 17 2 0 4 7 3
2014 11 1 1 3 7 3
Career Totals 51 9 3 21 54 31


Summer Soccer: June 19

Summer Soccer: June 19

6/19/2018 - W. Soccer

There were some phenomenal games played this past weekend with five current University of Minnesota soccer players and one alumnus picking up a total record of 2-2-0.

Get to Know the Gophers: Marisa Windingstad

Get to Know the Gophers: Marisa Windingstad

6/13/2018 - W. Soccer

GopherSports.com will sit down with each player on the 2018 team to get to know them better on and off the field!

Summer Soccer: June 12

Summer Soccer: June 12

6/12/2018 - W. Soccer

Five current soccer players and one alumnus continued their play in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) the past few weeks.

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