Becca Dyson  
Becca Dyson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Roseville, Minn.

High School:
Roseville Area HS

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
07/24/1993


04/01/2014

Gophers Head to Florida, California

Minnesota competes at the USF Collegiate and the Stanford Invitational this week

03/01/2014

Brooks Wins B1G 600m, Gophers Take Fourth

Senior Alena Brooks leads the Gophers to a fourth-place B1G team finish

02/28/2014

Gophers in Fifth Place After B1G Day One

Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota

02/16/2014

Geyen, Brooks Lead Gophers with Career Bests

Seniors Megan Geyen and Alena Brooks recorded career bests in the 400m and 800m

01/26/2014

Gopher Women Win at Jack Johnson Classic

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.

CAREER BESTS
Event Time
Meet
1,500m, Outdoor 4:27.96 Drake Relays (4/27/13)
Mile, Indoor 4:47.84 Big Ten (2/22/13)
3,000m, Indoor 9:39.61 Jack Johnson (1/24-25/14)
5,000m, Outdoor 16:59.15 Big Ten (5/12/13)