Carissa Dock
Carissa  Dock

RS Freshman

Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia HS




Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history


2017 Indoor Season: 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
Event Mark Meet (Date)
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 Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

2/17/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history Saturday.

Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

2/16/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers alumna Akuoma Omeoga will compete at the Winter Olympic Games as a member of Nigeria's bobsleigh team.

Gophers to Celebrate Seniors

Gophers to Celebrate Seniors

2/15/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota will honor its senior class during the Parents Day Invite at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on Saturday.

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