Kate Shelerud  
Kate  Shelerud

RS Sophomore

Esko, Minn.

High School:
Esko HS




Gophers Earn Four Titles at Parents Day Invite

Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota


Gophers Earn 16 Career Bests at Iowa State

Eight Gophers recorded career-best times in the 800m and mile at the Iowa State Classic


Five Minutes with Kate Shelerud

Get to know Gopher Kate Shelerud, a redshirt sophomore from Esko, Minn.


Stanford Leads Gophers with Two Titles

Minnesota won five individual event titles at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open Friday


Gophers Win Four Titles at UC San Diego

Minnesota won the pole vault, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m at the Triton Invitational

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran in seven races • ran season-best times of 1:38.70 in the 600m and 2:19.56 in the 800m • finished eighth in the 600m (1:38.70) at Parents Day Open • won the 600m (1:39.40) at UW-River Falls Invite • finished second in a season-best 2:19.56 in the 800m at the St. Thomas Showcase • ran the 4x400m relay at Northwest Open and distance medley relay at Parents Day Open.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in six races, including five appearances in the 800m • recorded a season-best 59.78 in the 400m for third place at Holst Invitational • recorded season-best 800m at UW-La Crosse Open (2:17.87) • finished second in 800m at Hamline Invitational (2:19.58) • placed seventh in 800m at Carleton Relays (2:18.39) and fourth at Macalester (2:18.54).

2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A graduate of Esko High School • five-time state cross country meet competitor • five-year All-Polar League runner • 2010 Minnesota Class A state champion in the 800m (2:15.59) • three-time conference champion in the 800m • part of both Esko's third-place 4x400m relay and fourth-place 4x800m relay as a junior and senior at the state meet • won multiple state championships with both relays • recipient of the AAA Award • also a three-time letterwinner in soccer • graduated third in her class.

Personal: Born March 22, 1994 • daughter of Tom and Sue Shelerud • has a brother Joe and sister Jenna • majoring in nursing • enjoys camping, kayaking, fishing, and baking.

Shelerud's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
600m 1:38.70 Parents Day Open (2/22/14)
800m 2:19.56 St. Thomas Showcase (2/14/14)
Shelerud's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m 59.78 Holst Invitational (4/12/14)
800m 2:17.87 UW-La Crosse (5/9/14)