High School: A 2017 graduate of Wayzata High School where she competed for coaches Dave Emmans and Addy Hallen • three-sport letterwinner for the Trojans, earning six cross country letters, four Nordic skiing letters, and four track & field letters • two-year academic all-state honoree in cross country, Nordic skiing, and track & field • two-time all-conference, two-time all-section, and 2016 all-state honoree in cross country • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship runner, placing 13th as a senior (18:52.5 for 5K), 54th as a junior (19:19.4 for 5K), and 47th as a sophomore (15:02.2 for 4K) • won back-to-back Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country team titles as a freshman and sophomore • helped Wayzata to four top-three Lake Conference team finishes, including back-to-back titles as a freshman and sophomore, in cross country • 2016 Lake Conference champion (5K) • two-time all-conference, two-time all-section, and 2017 all-state honoree in both 3200m and 4x800m in track & field • placed third in the 4x800m relay (9:17) and fourth in the 3200m (10:50) at the 2017 Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship as a senior • member of Wayzata’s school record 4x800m relay team • owns high school personal-best marks of 2:20 for 800m, 4:59 for 1600m, 10:44 for 3200m, and 17:53 for cross country 5K • three-time all-conference and 2017 all-state honoree in Nordic skiing who was a member of Wayzata’s 2015 state championship team and 2016 state runner-up team.
Personal: Born November 11, 1998 • daughter of Jen and Scott Thomsen • has one brother, Zach • intends to study biochemistry and food systems • high school teammates with current Gopher Allie Dugan • enjoys cooking, biking, reading, and music.
Gophers Begin Outdoor with Six Event Titles
3/15/2018 - W. Track & Field
Minnesota opened the 2018 outdoor season at the Cougar Spring Break Invitational on Thursday.
Outdoor Season to Begin Thursday
3/14/2018 - W. Track & Field
Members of the Gopher women's track & field team are set to kick off the 2018 outdoor campaign at the Cougar Spring Break Invitational.
Five Gophers Named All-Americans
3/13/2018 - W. Track & Field
Kaitlyn Long and Kiley Sabin led Minnesota as First Team All-Americans at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship.