Three Academic Top Five winners and the Outstanding Academic Team came from the track/cross country program.
Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
All seven NCAA Championships competitors were among the honorees.
2012 Senior Season: Season-best time was 25:20.39 at the Oz Memorial finished four races overall Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Junior Season: Ran in four meets finished tenth on the team at the Tori Neubauer 6k with a time of 23:45 ran a season-best 23:29 at the Bluegold Invite competed at the Roy Griak Invitational, running 24:32.30 raced 24:30.61 at the Oz Memorial
2010 Sophomore Season: Recorded a season-best time of 23:57.0 at the UWEC Invitational ran in six meets.
2009 Redshirt Freshman Season: Competed in six meets Gophers' fifth runner (24:02.66), 51st overall, in UWEC Invitational ran a season-best time of 23:49.1 in Neubauer Invitational.
2008 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
On the Track: Will be a junior in 2012 competes in the 1,500, 3,000m and 5,000m.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Preble High School high school coaches were Dave Loritz and Mike Friss competed in the Wisconsin Division 1 state track meet in the 3,200 meters, 1,600 meters, and 4x800-meter relay in 2008 and 3,200 meters and 4x800-meter relay in 2007 two-time all-conference honoree in cross country and track earned four varsity letters in cross country, two in track and soccer a high school teammate of Gopher sophomore Anne-Marie Boyd graduated with a 4.0 GPA a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Born Aug. 24, 1990 kinesiology and pre-physical therapy major daughter of Ted and Carrie Guismer has two brothers, Daniel and Matthew enjoys competing in triathlons, snowboarding and skiing.
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.