Becca Dyson  
Becca  Dyson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Roseville, Minn.

High School:
Roseville Area HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
07/24/1993

Experience:
2 Letters


05/17/2015

Gophers Take Third at B1G Championship

A program-record 4x400m relay performance highlights the final day of B1G action for the Gophers

05/02/2015

Gophers Win Six Titles at Musco Twilight

The Minnesota throwers led the way with three event titles in Iowa on Saturday

04/29/2015

Musco Twilight Highlights Three-Meet Week

The Gophers will compete at St. Thomas, Hamline and Iowa this week

04/25/2015

Gophers Wrap Up Action at Drake Relays

Kaila Urick placed second in the 3,000m steeple chase to lead the Gophers Saturday

04/23/2015

Berkholtz, Domski Lead Gophers at Drake Relays

All four Gophers ran career-best times in their events on Thursday at the Drake Relays

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2015 Season - Indoor: Ran six races with three appearances each in the mile and 3,000m • placed second in the mile in a season-best 4:49.12 at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • placed ninth in the 3,000m in a season-best 9:35.94 at Meyo Invitational • won the 3,000m (9:38.04) at the Minnesota Open • placed 12th in the 3,000m (9:38.29) and 18th in the mile (4:58.57) at Big Tens.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races • finished 12th in the 5,000m (17:20.13) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 16:35.98 in the 5,000m to place 11th at Drake Relays • placed third in the 1,500m in a season-best 4:31.40 at Musco Twilight • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran six races and set career-best times in the mile (4:46.94) and the 3,000m (9:29.20) • ran the Gophers' second-fastest mile of the indoor season in a career-best 4:46.94 for seventh place at the Big Ten championships • finished the indoor season as the eighth-ranked Gopher all-time in the 3,000m with a 9:29.20 for ninth place at the Big Ten championships • won the mile in 4:53.76 at the season-opening Northwest Open • finished second in the 3,000m at Jack Johnson Classic (9:39.61).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished eighth in the mile at the Big Ten Championships in 4:49.67 • season-best time of 4:47.84 came in the Big Ten prelims • won the 3,000m at the Bison Classic (9:48.59) • led off winning distance medley relays at the Meyo Invitational and Parents Day Open.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 18th in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships (4:31.23) • finished 23rd in the 5,000m (16:59.15) at the Big Ten Championships • part of the runner-up 4x1600m relay at the Drake Relays • finished 11th in the 1,500m at Drake with a season-best time of 4:27.96 • won the 1,500m at the Musco Twilight • won the 3,000m at the Arkansas Invite (9:39.39).

2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Roseville Area High School • high school coaches were Fred Kueffer and Mark Sotobeer • finished 25th in the state of Minnesota as a senior • lettered in cross country, soccer, Nordic skiing and track & field • all-conference and all-state in cross country, Nordic skiing and track & field • says her most memorable sports thrill was running a 4:59 mile • 2010 Minnesota state runner-up in the 1,600m • placed third in the 1,600m as a senior.

Personal: Born July 24, 1993 • major is strategic communications • daughter of Marybeth and Randall Dyson • mother ran cross country and track for Wisconsin • has two sisters, Katie and Emliy • Katie competed for the Gophers in cross country and track and field from 2007-2011 • cousin Ben Spencer was a kicker for the Gopher football team from 2009-2010 • enjoys playing the clarinet, reading, playing soccer and Nordic skiing.

Dyson's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Mile 4:46.94 Big Ten Championships (2/28-3/1/14)
3,000m 9:29.20 (AT-8th) Big Ten Championships (2/28-3/1/14)
Dyson's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:27.96 Drake Relays (4/27/13)
3,000m 9:39.39 Arkansas Invite (3/30/13)
5,000m 16:35.98 Drake Relays (4/23/15)