Minnesota competes at the USF Collegiate and the Stanford Invitational this week
Senior Alena Brooks leads the Gophers to a fourth-place B1G team finish
Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota
Seniors Megan Geyen and Alena Brooks recorded career bests in the 400m and 800m
Brooks claims Gophers' lone individual title
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. 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 4x1,600m 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 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, track and Nordic skiing all-conference and all-state in cross country, Nordic and track most memorable sports thrill was running a 4:59 mile 2010 Minnesota state runner-up in the 1,600m senior year placed third in the 1,600m.
Personal: Born July 24, 1993 undecided on major 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.