Sarah Klecker  
Sarah  Klecker

RS Freshman

Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins HS




Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday


Golding, Hawkins Excel at Iowa State

Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters


Herauf Breaks Pentathlon Program Record

Jess Herauf scored 4,289 points to win the pentathlon and break the Minnesota program record

Photo Gallery

2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran four races • ran season-best times of 5:21.33 in the mile, 10:56.75 in the 3,000m and 18:39.24 in the 5,000m.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran five races, including two appearances in both the 1,500m and the 5,000m • ran a season-best 4:54.05 in the 1,500m at the Tommie Twilight • ran a season-best 18:27.10 for ninth place in the 5,000m at the Eagle Open • placed fifth in the 3,000m in 10:36.87 at the Janis Rider Invite.

2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Hopkins High School • earned all-state honors in track & field and all-conference honors in cross country in 2009 • part of a Lake Conference champion team as a freshman.

Personal: Born May 4, 1995 • double major in apparel design and studio art • daughter of Barney and Janis Klecker • has two sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, and three brothers, John, Joe and James • father Barney ran cross country and track at UW-Stout • brother John runs cross country and track at Augustana College and sister Mary runs cross country and track at Augsburg • mother Janis ran cross country for the Gophers • brother and sister Joe and Elizabeth are high school runners • enjoys drawing, painting, yoga and playing with her dogs.

Klecker's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:21.33 St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)
3,000m 10:56.75 Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
5,000m 18:39.24 Jack Johnson (1/30-31/15)
Klecker's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:54.05 Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)
3,000m 10:36.87 Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)
5,000m 18:27.10 UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)