Take a look back at Minnesota's 2015 track & field season
Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday
Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Shelerud and Heta Tuuri won titles to lead Minnesota at Concordia-St. Paul Saturday
Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota
Minnesota hosts its final home meet of the 2015 season this Saturday
Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015
Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.
Photos of track and field student athlete Hannah Trasser.
2016 Season: Did not compete.
2015 Season - Indoor: Ran three races • placed 11th in the mile (5:29.39) at the St. Thomas Showcase • clocked a time of 10:57.46 in the 3,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran on the seventh-place 4x400m relay at the Parents Day Invite.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran five races • ran a career-best 2:22.94 in the 800m and placed seventh at the Janis Rider Invite • placed sixth in the 1,500m in a season-best 4:49.62 at the Holst Invitational.
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran four races • posted a career-best time of 10:05.47 in the 3,000m run for fourth place at Parents Day Open • ran a season-best 5:08.49 for second place in the mile at the St. Thomas Showcase.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete.
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished seventh in the mile (5:07.62) at the Parents Day Open • best 3,000m time was 10:18.05 at the Iowa State Classic • ran 3,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic (10:52.99).
2013 Season - Outdoor: Ran the 1,500m at the Musco Twilight (4:43.63) and the Alabama Invitational (4:45.09).
2012 Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season and the 2012 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Brookfield Central High School • high school coach was Lorie Lewis • four-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field • four-time all-conference and all-state honoree • named Greater Metro Runner of the Year in 2009 and 2011 • key club member • honor roll and student council member.
Personal: Born July 31, 1992 • completed undergraduate degree in psychology • attending graduate school for Public Health Nutrition • daughter of Greg and Elise Trasser • has one brother named Josh • enjoys art, acting and music.
|Trasser's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Mile||5:07.62||Parents Day Open (2/16/13)|
|3,000m||10:05.47||Parents Day Open (2/22/14)|
|Trasser's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|800m||2:22.94||Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)|
|1,500m||4:43.63||Musco Twilight (4/20/13)|
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