Minnesota celebrated the 2016 cross country season with its annual team awards banquet Sunday
Thirteen Gophers have been honored by the Big Ten Conference for academics this fall
Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship
Join the Gophers for an open six-kilometer race at Les Bolstad Course this Friday evening
Naomi Ollila, Ally Smith, and Sarah Klecker earned top-20 individual finishes at the Tori Neubauer Invitational
2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named team co-captain • named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • recorded a career-best 6K time of 25:43.51 at the Tori Neubauer Invite.
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 in the Polls: Sept. 20
The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.
Eighteen-Team Field Set for Griak Gold Race
The Gophers return to the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational looking to improve on last year's ninth-place team finish.
Minnesota to Host Griak Invitational
One of the nation's largest cross country meets, the Roy Griak Invitational is set for Saturday at Les Bolstad Course.