Minnesota has nine repeat academic all-conference honorees this fall
2014 • Junior Season: Did not compete • Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2013 • Sophomore Season: Did not compete.
2012 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Did not compete.
2011 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School • high school coaches were Jason Russo and Mike Bussarello • cross country team placed third in the state of New Jersey in her senior year • also played soccer and won a state championship as a junior • placed third in the distance medley relay in 2009, which earned her All-American honors • earned all conference all four years • lettered in track all four years • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born January 28, 1993 • majoring in biomedical engineering • daughter of Linda Kuritzkes and Mark Bailey • has one brother, Greg • enjoys helping people, anything outdoors, and being with friends and family.
Captains Corner: Tess Wasowicz
Catch up with cross country captain Tess Wasowicz as the Gophers prepare for the 2016 season.
Griak Feature: Bill Miles
Miles led Wayzata to eight state championships in cross country and added five additional titles in track & field.
Gophers Name 2016 Captains
Danielle Anderson, Anne Haakenstad, Madeline Strandemo, and Tess Wasowicz will lead the Gophers this fall.