Hannah Arason
Hannah  Arason

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Grand Forks, N.D.

High School:
Red River HS

Event:
Multi/Javelin

Birthdate:
02/21/1998


05/03/2017

Gophers Win 13 Titles at Concordia

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the BearCat Open hosted by St. Thomas at Concordia St. Paul Wednesday

04/29/2017

Gophers Win Nine Titles at Macalester

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday

04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening

01/28/2017

Gophers Win Eight Titles at Home

Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Jack Johnson Classic on Saturday afternoon

01/27/2017

Gophers Kick Off Jack Johnson Classic

Day one of the Jack Johnson Classic included the pentathlon and women's pole vault

PRONUNCIATION:



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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:30.50 (UA) Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/17)
60m Hurdles 9.51 (UA) Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
High Jump 1.66m, 5-05.25 (UA) Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/17)
Long Jump 5.21m, 17-01.25 (UA)  St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)
Shot Put 10.21m, 33-06.00 (UA) SDSU Holiday Open (12/2/16)
Pentathlon 3,329 (UA) Jack Johnson Classic (1/27/17)
Arason's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 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 (UA) Holst Invite (4/22/17)
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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