Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night
The Gophers hosted their final indoor meet of the season Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse
As part of its three-meet weekend, the Gophers had a group competing locally at St. Thomas Friday night
Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Jack Johnson Classic on Saturday afternoon
Photos of track & field student-athlete Haley Rasmussen.
2017 Season - Indoor: Ran five races, including clocking career-best times in the mile (5:25.73) and 5,000m (18:12.85) • won the 5,000m at the Parents Day Invite.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races, including recording career-best times in the 1,500m (5:01.09) and 10,000m (37:19.22) • posted a season-best time of 18:01.92 in the 5,000m.
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran four races while competing unattached.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races while competing unattached.
High School: A 2015 graduate of Chaska High School where she ran track for coaches Kristin Weinzierl and Kyle Zygarlicke • three-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • owns high school personal-best times of 14:52.6 in the 4K in cross country and 5:28.44 in the 1,600m and 11:25.68 in the 3,200m on the track • placed 64th overall as team finished 14th at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship • named 2014-All Metro West Conference honoree after placing fourth at the 2014 Metro West Conference Cross Country Championships.
Personal: Born Jan. 22, 1997 • daughter of Tim and Karen Rasmussen • has one sister, Jenna • major is biomedical engineering with a minor in management • enjoys knitting, exploring, reading, and watching TED talks • four-year high school Dean’s List honoree and National AP Scholar • high school letterwinner in DECA, National Honor Society, Key Club and Quiz Bowl.
|Rasmussen's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Mile||5:25.73||St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)|
|3,000m||10:23.86 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)|
|5,000m||18:12.45||Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)|
|Rasmussen's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|1,500m||5:01.09||Holst Invitational (4/22/17)|
|3,000m||10:26.47 (UA)||Janis Rider Invitational (4/30/16)|
|5,000m||17:50.95 (UA)||Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)|
|10,000m||37:19.22||Drake Relays (4/27/17)|
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