Leah Hansen  
Leah Hansen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Shoreview, Minn.

High School:
Mounds View HS

Position:
Sprints

Experience:
SQ


07/11/2012

Gophers Place 86 on Big Ten Distinguished Scholar List

List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent

2011 Season Indoor:competed in the 200 meters at the Minnesota Open and finished with the time of 27.30Outdoor:competed in the 200 meters at the Musco Twilight and finished ninth in the 400 meters (25.93) •competed in the 400 meters in the Tommie Twilight and finished in ninth (59.20)

2010 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:A 2009 graduate of Mounds View High School • high school coaches were Aaron Redman and Scott Yikanen • state champion in the 1600 meter relay in 2006 and 2007, 400 meter relay in 2007, and 800 meter relay in 2008 • runner-up in the 400 meter relay in 2008 • competed in the 200 meter run in 2008 • helped team win state title in 2007 and 2009 • All-Conference from 2006 to 2009 • All-State from 2006 to 2008 • set school records in the 100 meter run (12.30), 200 meter run (25.19), 400 meter relay (48.09), 800 meter relay (1:41.41), and 1600 meter relay (3:52.78) • four time section champion in soccer • All-Conference honorable mention • participated in the NSSA Soccer Club • lettered in track (4), soccer (4), and orchestra (2) • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:Born September 21, 1990 • intends to major in elementary education • parents are Peggy and Rick Hansen • has one younger brother, Tyler • enjoys playing the piano.