Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend
Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota
Action gets underway at 9 a.m. CT Friday and Saturday
The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday
Seniors Megan Geyen and Alena Brooks recorded career bests in the 400m and 800m
Career Highlights: Was a member of the 2011 distance medley relay that provisionally qualified for the NCAA meet, with a split of 2:07 on the 800m leg.
2013 Season - Indoor: Led off the Gophers' fourth-place distance medley relay, which ran the eighth-best time in school history, at the Big Ten Championships (11:17.94) ran a season-best time of 2:11.91 in the 800m at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 14th finished sixth in the 600-yard dash at the Iowa State Classic (1:23.30) finished second in the mile at the Bison Classic (5:05.54). Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships in prelims, ran the Gophers' fastest time of the season (4:27.43) led off the winning and school record-setting distance medley relay at the Drake Relays (11:06.47) also led off the fourth-place 4x800m relay took second in the 1,500m at UNLV took third in the 800m at Arkansas (2:11.89) Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Took second at the Jack Johnson Classic 800m (2:14.31) ran the Northwest Open 1200m in 3:41.74, placing third. Outdoor: Ran on the seventh-place distance medley relay team at Drake posted a season-best time of 2:12.45 in the 800m at the Tommie Twilight finished fifth in the 800m at the Arkansas Invitational Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 Season Indoor: Competed in the 500-yard dash at the Iowa State Classic and finished fifth (1:22.94) won the 600m (1:33.16) at the Minnesota Open won the 800m (2;12.14) at the Jack Johnson Classic competed in the Meyo Invitational in the 800m (2:13.07) ran a 2:13.12 at the Big Ten Championship in the 800m. Outdoor: Competed at the Jim Click Shootout in the 800m and finished sixth (2:11.11) ran the same race at the Big Ten Championship finished with a time of 2:11.33 took third at the Bulls Invitational (2:13.04) competed at the Beach Invitational and finished in 2:13.06 ran a 2:13.32 at the Mt. Sac Open.
2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Onalaska High School high school coaches were Darren Shepardson and Nick Larson competed in two years in cross country one in track and field competed in the Wisconsin Division I Cross Country Championships placing 36th in 2007 and 29th as a senior in 2008 team was 2008 state runner-up helped Onalaska to 18th consecutive Mississippi Valley Conference cross country title (2008) two-time state track champion in 2009, her only season competing on the track won 800m (2:14.29) and ran third leg of champion 4x800m relay played three years of soccer three-time soccer letterwinner and an all-conference selection at forward scholar athlete.
Personal: Born November 19, 1990 given name is Katelynn sociology major daughter of Rodney and Diane Hill twin sister Jami runs cross country and track at Michigan has a younger sister, Dani enjoys waterskiing.