Minnesota officially opens the 2016 season at Les Bolstad Course this Friday
Head coach Sarah Hopkins shares her outlook for the 2016 cross country season
Gophers captain Anne Haakenstad shares her vision for the 2016 cross country season
Danielle Anderson, Anne Haakenstad, Madeline Strandemo, and Tess Wasowicz will lead the Gophers this fall
No. 23 Minnesota will race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week
Women's CC photos of Anne Haakenstad
2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Did not compete.
2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Did not compete.
2013 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Minnetonka High School • part of two first-place relays that helped propel Minnetonka to the 2013 state track and field title • won the 4x800m and 4x400m relays, setting a school record (3:53.03) in the 4x400m prelims • 4x400m also earned all-state honors in 2011 • 2013 Lake Conference champion in the 4x400m, and runner-up in the 4x800m • lettered in cross country as a senior.
Personal: Born September 13, 1994 • daughter of Lisa and Matt Haakenstad • was a high school teammate of current Gopher Megan Bailey • has one brother, Mark • majoring in neuroscience • enjoys piano, traveling, camping, mission work, and hanging out with friends and family.
Gophers Take 10th at Notre Dame Invite
Madeline Strandemo, Bethany Hasz, and Megan Hasz led Minnesota in the 5K race at Notre Dame Friday.
Gophers to Split for Two Meets
Minnesota will compete at two meets at Notre Dame and UW-Eau Claire this Friday.
Gophers Earn Top-10 Finish
Minnesota placed ninth in the team standings at the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational.