Carissa Dock
Carissa  Dock

RS Freshman

Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia HS




Gophers Remain Atop B1G Standings

Madeline Strandemo, Kiley Sabin, and Ashley Ramacher earned runner-up finishes to lead Minnesota on day two of the B1G Championship


Gophers Hand Out 2018 Awards

The Minnesota women's track & field team held its 2018 season banquet earlier this week


No. 10 Gophers Break Two Records

Emma Spagnola and Kiley Sabin broke Minnesota program records to lead the Gophers on day two at Louisville


No. 10 Gophers Back in Action

Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship


No. 11 Gophers Win Six Events at Ole Miss

Minnesota won three titles on the track and three more in the field events at the Ole Miss Classic on Saturday


2018 Season - Indoor: Ran six races with appearances in the 600m, 800m, mile, and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 1:37.31 in the 600m at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran a career-best 2:15.14 in the 800m at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 5:05.90 in the mile at the UST Opener.

2017 Season - Indoor: Did not compete.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Waconia High School where she competed for coaches Christian Gilbert and Peter Hess • six-time letterwinner in cross country and four-time letterwinner in track & field • three-time All-Wright County Conference honoree in cross country • owns high school personal best marks of 14:49.94 for 4K (2014) and 19:19.90 for 5K (2015) • two-time Minnesota Class AA Track & Field State Championships qualifier, placing sixth in the 800m (2:15.24) as a senior and 15th in the 800m (2:18.07) as a junior • two-time All-Wright Country Conference honoree in track & field, winning the 1,600m and 3,200m in 2016 • earned USATF All-American and AAU All-American honors in 2015 • placed seventh in the 800m and ran the 400m at the 2015 USATF Junior Olympics • took third in the 1,500m and ran the 800m at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympics • owns high school personal bests on the track of 27.42 for 200m, 59.44 for 400m, 2:15.24 for 800m, 4:56.81 for 1,500m, 5:05.22 for 1,600m, and 11:14.85 for 3,200m • named team MVP • holds Waconia school records for 4K and 5K in cross country and 800m, 1,600m, 3,200m, and 4x800m relay on the track • competed for Track Minnesota Elite.

Personal: Born July 29, 1998 • daughter of Cristine and Jayson Dock • has five siblings, Carson, Carrigan, Carter, Carben, and Caruz • intends to major in biomedical engineering (pre-medicine) and Spanish • participated in marching band, show choir, and dance in high school • enjoys dance, waterskiing, and snowboarding • served as National Honors Society secretary and student council vice president for Waconia HS • named USA Junior Mathematical Olympiad honorable mention for American Mathematics Competitions (AMC), AP scholar with distinction, MSHSL ExCEL Award recipient for excellence in community, education, and leadership, and MSHSL Triple A Award school nominee • graduated Summa Cum Laude and was ranked first in her class.

Dock's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
600m 1:37.31 Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/18)
800m 2:15.14 Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)
Mile 5:05.90 UST Opener (1/12/18)
Dock's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:18.67 (UA) Janis Rider Invite (4/29/17)
1,500m 4:53.89 (UA) Holst Invitational (4/22/17)
3,000m Steeplechase 11:32.64 (UA) Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)


Gophers to Send 14 to NCAA Championship

Gophers to Send 14 to NCAA Championship

5/27/2018 - W. Track & Field

No. 11 Minnesota wrapped up the NCAA West Prelim with four more qualifications for the national meet on Saturday.

Five More Gophers Advance

Five More Gophers Advance

5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field

Emma Spagnola, Emerald Egwim, Titania Markland, Agnes Esser, and Madeline Strandemo secured NCAA Championship berths.

Four Gophers Advance to NCAA Finals

Four Gophers Advance to NCAA Finals

5/25/2018 - W. Track & Field

Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim.

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