Hannah Arason
Hannah  Arason

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Grand Forks, N.D.

High School:
Red River HS

Event:
Multi/Javelin

Birthdate:
02/21/1998


05/11/2018

No. 10 Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde and Nicolle Murphy won individual titles to lead the Golden Gophers on day one of the Big Ten Championship

04/28/2018

No. 10 Gophers Break Two Records

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

04/24/2018

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

04/20/2018

No. 14 Gophers Rewrite Records in California

Minnesota competed at three meets on the west coast on Friday

02/23/2018

Place Finishes as B1G Runner-Up

Karlie Place finished as pole vault runner-up to lead Minnesota on day one of the Big Ten Championship

PRONUNCIATION:

2018 Season - Indoor: Competed at five meets with three appearances in the pentathlon • scored a career-best 3,851 points to place fourth in the pentathlon at the Power Five Invite • set career bests in high jump (1.75m, 5-08.75) and long jump (5.43m, 17-09.75) in the Power Five pentathlon • placed ninth in the pentathlon (3,711) and high jump (1.70m, 5-07.00) at the Big Ten Championship • set career bests in the 60m hurdles (9.08), 800m (2:22.09), and shot put (11.41m, 37-05.25) in the B1G pentathlon • ended the season ranked fourth in the pentathlon (3,851 points) and seventh in high jump (1.75m, 5-08.75) among all-time Gophers.

2018 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • competed at four meets with three appearances each in high jump and javelin • made Big Ten Outdoor Championship debut with a 14th-place finish in javelin (40.90m, 134-02) and did not clear a height in high jump • tied her career-best mark of 1.65m (5-05.00) in high jump at the Beach Invite • threw a season-best 41.91m (137-06) as javelin runner-up at Louisville.

2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at six meets, including two appearances in the pentathlon at the SDSU Holiday Open and the Jack Johnson Classic.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at six meets, including a runner-up finish in lone heptathlon appearance at the CSB-SJU Invite/Heptathlon.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Red River High School in Grand Forks, N.D., where she competed for coaches Tracey Heisler, Tim Delmore, and Tim Tandeski • three-sport letterwinner for the Roughriders, earning six letters in track & field along with being a three-year letterwinner in volleyball and four-year letterwinner in basketball • 14-time North Dakota Class A State Track & Field Championship participant in high jump, javelin, and the 4x400m relay • six-time state meet qualifier in high jump, placing fourth as a seventh-grader (4-11) and an eighth-grader (5-02), third as a freshman (5-01), and seventh as a junior (5-01) and winning state titles as a sophomore (5-03) and senior (5-06) • five-time state meet qualifier in javelin, winning back-to-back titles as a freshman (139-03) and sophomore (139-08) and placing fifth as an eighth-grader (112-11), third as a junior (133-05), and second as a senior (139-05) • earned three top-seven state meet finishes with the 4x400m relay team, placing fourth as a freshman (4:07), second as a sophomore (4:04), and seventh as a senior (4:08) • three-year all-state and All-Eastern Dakota Conference honoree • five-time Eastern Dakota Conference champion in high jump (2014, 2016), javelin (2013, 2014), and 4x400m relay (2014) • missed most of her junior season due to injury • named Eastern Dakota Conference Track & Field Athlete of the Year and Grand Forks Herald Female Athlete of the Year • owns high school personal-best marks of 5-07 in high jump and 141-03 in javelin • two-time javelin participant at USATF Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships, placing 16th in 2013 and 2014 • three-time all-conference honoree and two-time MVP in basketball, ending her career as the Roughriders all-time assists leader.

Personal: Born February 21, 1998 • daughter of Kristopher and Terry Arason • has two siblings, Jake and Logan • intends to major in speech pathology • enjoys playing piano and singing.

Arason's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:22.09 Big Ten Championship (2/23/18)
60m Hurdles 9.08 Big Ten Championship (2/23/18)
High Jump 1.75m, 5-08.75 Power Five Invite (2/2/18)
Long Jump 5.443m, 17-09.75  Power Five Invite (2/2/18)
Shot Put 11.41m, 37-05.25 Big Ten Championship (2/23/18)
Pentathlon 3,851 Power Five Invite (2/2/18)
Arason's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 26.27 (UA) BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)
800m 2:30.96 (UA) CSB-SJU Heptathlon Invite (4/9/17)
100m Hurdles 15.89 (UA) Hamline Invite (4/1/17)
High Jump 1.65m, 5-05.00 Beach Invite (4/21/18)
Long Jump 4.98m, 16-04.25 (UA) CSB-SJU Heptathlon Invite (4/9/17)
Shot Put 10.75m, 35-03.25 (UA) CSB-SJU Heptathlon Invite (4/8/17)
Javelin 42.17m, 138-04 (UA) CSB-SJU Heptathlon Invite (4/9/17)
Heptathlon 4,586 (UA) CSB-SJU Heptathlon Invite (4/8-9/17)

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