Megan Hasz
Megan  Hasz

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Alexandria, Minn.

High School:
Alexandria Area HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/09/1997


05/25/2018

Four Gophers Advance to NCAA Finals

Four Gophers punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on day one of the NCAA West Prelim

05/17/2018

Nineteen Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelim

Nineteen Gophers have secured 23 entries in 14 different events at the 2018 NCAA West Prelim

05/15/2018

Gophers Receive B1G Awards

Matt Bingle was named the 2018 Big Ten Women's Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year

05/13/2018

Gophers Take Home B1G Team Title

No. 10 Minnesota won the program's third outdoor and seventh overall Big Ten team title on Sunday.

05/12/2018

Gophers Remain Atop B1G Standings

Madeline Strandemo, Kiley Sabin, and Ashley Ramacher earned runner-up finishes to lead Minnesota on day two of the B1G Championship

PRONUNCIATION:

2018 Season – Indoor: Ran six races • ran a career-best 16:24.26 to place fifth in the 5,000m and a career-best 9:25.33 to place seventh in the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championship • won the 5,000m at the Power Five Invite (16:28.92) • ended the season ranked sixth in the 5,000m (16:24.26) and eighth in the 3,000m (9:25.33) among all-time Gophers.

2018 Season – Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • ran six races • placed fourth in the 10,000m (34:38.37) and eighth in the 5,000m (16:54.28) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 16:00.22 in the 5,000m at the Mt. SAC Relays to move into second in Minnesota history • ran a career-best 33:28.11 in the 10,000m at the NCAA West Prelim to move into second in Minnesota history • ran a season-best 4:33.03 in the 1,500m at the Drake Relays.

2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets, including winning the 3,000m at both the UST Showcase (9:32.82) and the St. Thomas Invite (9:43.50) and finishing as runner-up in the mile at the Parents Day Invite (4:55.39).

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets • won the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational (career-best 4:30.88) and the BearCat Twilight (4:34.14) • finished as 5,000m runner-up in a career-best 16:08.47 at the Drake Relays.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Alexandria Area High School where she ran for coaches Mark Nelson, Travis Hochhalter, and Meghan Orgeman-Crumb • five-time letterwinner in cross country and six-time letterwinner in track & field • five-time all-state and All-Central Lakes Conference honoree in cross country • earned four top-six finishes at the Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship, placing second as a senior (17:39 for 5K), first as a junior (13:40 for 4K), second as a sophomore (14:13 for 4K), and sixth as a freshman (14:14 for 4K) • Central Lakes Conference champion in 2013 and 2014 • earned All-American honors at 2014 Nike Cross Nationals, finishing fifth in 17:40 • named Minnesota Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year • owns high school cross country personal bests of 13:40 for 4K (2014) and 17:17 for 5K (2014) • on the track, was a three-time All-Central Lakes Conference honoree (2012, 2013, 2016), two-time 3,200m conference champion (2013, 2016), and two-time all-state honoree (2014, 2016) • five-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier, finishing as runner-up in both the 3,200m (10:36) and 1,600m (4:49) as a senior to help lead Alexandria to the 2016 state title • finished as Minnesota Class AA state runner-up in the 1,600m run (4:53.36) and took fourth in the 3,200m run (10:32.75) as a sophomore in 2014 • placed 11th in the 3,200m run (10:58) as a freshman at the state meet • battled injuries during her junior year • owns high school track & field personal bests of 10:32 for 3,200m (2015), 4:49 for 1,600m (2016), 4:29 for 1,500m (2016), and 2:15 for 800m (2015) • has held Alexandria program records for 4K in cross country and 1,600m on the track.

Personal: Born September 9, 1997 • daughter of Doug and Nancy Hasz • has a twin sister, Bethany, and an older sister Kelsey • Kinesiology major • enjoys baking and reading • high school teammates with former Gopher Jamie Piepenburg • earned a 4.0 grade point average in high school.

Hasz's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Mark) Meet (Date)
Mile 4:55.39 (UA) Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
3,000m 9:25.33 (AT-8th) Big Ten Championship (2/23/18)
5,000m 16:24.26 (AT-6th) Big Ten Championship (2/24/18)
Hasz's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Mark) Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:30.88 (UA) Holst Invitational (4/22/17)
5,000m 16:00.22 (AT-2nd) Mt. SAC Relays (4/20/18)
10,000m 33:28.11 (AT-2nd) NCAA West Prelim (5/24/18)

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