Ally McSherry
Ally  McSherry

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
St. Anthony, Minn.

High School:
Totino-Grace HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
10/05/1991

Experience:
2 Letters


07/28/2016

Gophers Earn NCAA-Best 23 Academic Honors

Minnesota and Stanford each earned 23 USTFCCCA All-Academic individuals to lead NCAA Division I

06/21/2016

Season Recap: A Look Back at 2016

Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

05/27/2016

Seniors Lead Gophers' NCAA Qualifiers

Liz Berkholtz, Nicolle Murphy, Lyndsey Thorpe, Heta Tuuri, and Kaila Urick join Jess Lehman in advancing to the NCAA Championship

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.

07/21/2015

W. Track Big Ten Indoor Championships February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.

03/11/2015

Ally McSherry

Photos of women's track & field athlete Ally McSherry

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2016 Season -- Indoor: Ran one race, placing seventh in the 800m at the Big Ten Championship in 2:09.36 • ran an indoor career-best 2:09.23 in the 800m prelims at Big Tens to move into ninth in Minnesota history.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran nine races • ran a career-best 2:07.10 in the 800m at the Big Ten Championship to rank sixth in program history • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in the 800m, running 2:08.99 to place 24th • anchored the third-place 4x800m relay at Drake Relays, finishing in 8:41.30 for the seventh-fastest time in program history • ran third leg of the third-place distance medley relay at Drake Relays, running 11:24.25 to rank sixth in program history • ran a season-best 4:32.56 in the 1,500m and anchored the first-place 4x800m relay (8:47.62) at the Raleigh Relays.

2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran five races • ran a career-best 2:10.95 in the 800m for 11th place at the Big Ten championships • ran a career-best 4:53.01 in the mile at the Iowa State Classic • posted a career-best time of 10:37.45 in lone 3,000m run of the season at the Minnesota Open • ran 1,600m leg of sixth-place distance medley relay at the Meyo Invitational.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran 10 races • ran career-best times in the 800m (2:07.42) and 1,500m (4:32.09) • finished third in the 800m in a career-best 2:07.42 at the Musco Twilight to rank seventh among all-time Gopher 800m runners • placed 10th in the 800m (2:09.14) at the Big Ten Championships • qualified for the NCAA West Prelim in the 800m and finished 36th (2:11.17) • finished second in the 1,500m at the Jaguar Challenge in a career-best 4:32.09 • ran on the sixth-place 4x800m relay (8:43.18) at Drake Relays to rank eighth in program history • ran on fifth-place 4x1,600m relay team at Drake Relays to rank 10th all-time (19:24.88).

2014 Season: Did not compete.

2013 Season: Did not compete.

2012 Season: Did not compete.

2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A graduate of Totino-Grace High School • coached by Chris Beach • competed in four years of soccer, one season of cross country, and four seasons of track & field • two-time letterwinner in soccer and earned all-conference honors in 2009 • 2009 Minnesota Class AA state competitor in cross country • finished second in the conference, fourth in the section and placed 27th at the state meet • team placed first at the conference and section meet • four-time letterwinner in track & field • 2008 4x800m relay finished fourth • 2009 finished ninth in the 800m • 2010 4x800m finished sixth, also finished seventh in the 800m • earned all-state honors 2008-2010.

Personal: Born October 5, 1991 • received undergraduate degree in English • completing graduate certificatee in addiction studies  daughter of Hugh and Susan McSherry • has seven younger siblings • enjoys turtles and exploring.

McSherry's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:09.23 (AT-9th) Big Ten Championship (2/26/16)
Mile 4:53.01 Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)
3,000m 10:37.45 Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
McSherry's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:07.10 (AT-6th) Big Ten Championship (5/15/16)
1,500m 4:32.09 Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)

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