Thana Hussein
Thana  Hussein

RS Sophomore

Rosemount, Minn.

High School:
Rosemount HS




Gophers Win Four Titles at UC San Diego

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


Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran a season-best 1:40.51 in the 600m for eighth place at Northwest Open • won the 600m (1:40.74) at St. Thomas Showcase • ran on the fourth-place 4x400m relay team at Northwest Open (4:00.82).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 400m in 1:00.31 at Macalester Invite in lone race of the season.

2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Rosemount High School • ran for coaches Sarah Hatleli (track) and Chris Harder (cross-country) • six-year track & field letterwinner • four-year cross country letterwinner • two-time all-state track honoree (2010, 2011) • three-time all-conference track honoree • lists her most memorable sports thrill as placing second in the 4x400m relay at the 2011 Minnesota Class AA State track & field meet and breaking the Rosemount school record with the third best all-time state record in 3:52.34 • took fourth in the 4x400m relay at the state meet as a sophomore • two-time 4x400m relay conference champion • named Rosemount's Most Valuable Sprinter • cross country squad was South Suburban Conference champions in 2010 • best high school 400m time was 57 seconds • captained track & field and cross country teams as a senior.

Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1994, in Toronto, Ontario • daughter of Galaleldin Hussein and Fatima Idris • has five siblings • brother Obai ran track & field at Minnesota State • majoring in statistics • fluent in Arabic • graduated with honors in the top ten percent of her class of more than 550 students from Rosemount High School • four-year academic letterwinner • NSHSS scholar • lettered in choir and National French Honors Society.

Hussein's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
600m 1:40.51 Northwest Open (1/18/14)
Hussein's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
400m 1:00.31 Macalester (4/26/14)


Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota ranks 11th in the nation in the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I National Team Computer Preseason Rankings.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Get to know Gophers redshirt sophomore Shay Nielsen as Minnesota kicks off the outdoor season.

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

3/19/2018 - W. Track & Field

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team spent spring break training in Houston, Texas.

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