Get to know Gophers' redshirt junior Liz Berkholtz
Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams
Senior Te'Shon Adderley is set to compete in the 800m quarterfinals Friday
Fifteen Gophers and two relay teams head to Fayetteville, Ark., this week
Minnesota will send 15 individuals and two relays to Fayetteville, Ark., next week
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran career-best times in three events ran indoor career-best 5:03.65 in the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic recorded personal best and took seventh in the 3,000m at the Bill Bergan Invite (9:39.30) ran a career-best 16:26.48 in the 5,000m to place fifth at Big Tens and rank as the fifth-best Gopher all-time in the 5,000m.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran six races ran outdoor career bests in the 1,500m (4:39.30), 5,000m (16:33.72) and 10,000m (34:12.67) finished 22nd in the 10,000m (35:14.42) at the NCAA West Prelims finished the outdoor season ranked sixth in Gopher history in the 10,000m, clocking a 34:12.67 to place 31st at Stanford Invitational finished fourth in the 10,000m (34:19.20) and 14th in the 5,000m (16:45.07) at Big Tens finished sixth in the 5,000m in a career-best 16:33.72 at Drake Relays placed seventh in 1,500m (4:39.30) at Musco Twilight Academic All-Big Ten honoree USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished 19th in the 5,000m at the Big Ten Championships (16:56.31) won the unseeded 3,000m with a personal-record time of 9:45.82 at the Iowa State Classic finished ninth in the 5,000m at the Meyo Invitational (16:57.16).
2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 25th in the 10,000m at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (36:42.61) finished seventh in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships in 35:11.12, the 10th-best time in school history ran her season-best 5,000m time of 16:42.59 at Stanford finished 10th in the 5,000m at the Drake Relays finished fifth in the 3,000m at the Musco Twilight (9:46.87) USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2012 Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season and the 2012 indoor and outdoor track seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Sun Prairie High School high school coaches were Paul Frank, Steve Riggins and Doug Maughan four-time cross country state meet qualifier three-time Big 8 Conference cross country champion three-time all-state honoree in cross country earned career-best sixth-place finish (14:45) at cross country state meet as a senior after placing eighth as a junior Big 8 Conference champion in the 1,600m and 3,200m run her sophomore, junior and senior seasons six-time state qualifier in track WIAA DI state champion in the 1,600m (5:05) and 3,200m (10:52) as a senior state runner-up in the 3,200m as a sophomore was named the team's most outstanding freshman, sophomore and junior in track named MVP as a senior led her team to three consecutive conference, regional, and sectional track titles academic all-state honoree graduated with a 3.94 GPA and was in the top four percent of her class National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born December 11, 1992 majoring in psychology and neuroscience daughter of Michele and Richard Berkholtz has three siblings, Stephanie, Thomas, and Ricky enjoys spending time with family and friends.