Bethany Hasz
Bethany  Hasz

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Alexandria, Minn.

High School:
Alexandria Area HS

Birthdate:
09/09/1997

Experience:
1 Letter


10/14/2017

Werking Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invite

Sarah Werking, Ally Smith, Paige Peschel, Kelli Schmidt, and Sarah Klecker led Minnesota Saturday morning

10/13/2017

Gophers Place 10th at Nuttycombe Invite

Minnesota placed three runners among the top 25 en route to a top-10 team showing in Madison, Wis., on Friday

09/30/2017

Gophers Place Three in Top Eight at Louisville

Bethany Hasz, Madeline Strandemo, and Megan Hasz led Minnesota at the Greater Louisville Classic 5K Saturday

09/23/2017

No. 19 Gophers Place Third at Griak

Madeline Strandemo finished 10th overall to lead the Gophers to a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday

09/02/2017

Gophers Take Second at IU Open

Bethany Hasz, Megan Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo led Minnesota in the 5K race Saturday morning

12/12/2016

2016 W Cross Country Banquet

Photos from the Gophers' end-of-season banquet celebrating the 2016 cross country season.

10/30/2016

Gopher Women Run B1G Championships

Gophers take 4th

09/24/2016

Griak Invite

Roy Griak Cross Crounty Invite

PRONUNCIATION:



2016 • Freshman Season: Named All-Midwest Region and USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree • competed in six meets this season, finishing among the top four Gophers at all six meets • recorded a career-best 6K time of 20:32.6 at the NCAA Midwest Regional, placing 12th overall and third on the team to earn all-region honors • led the Gophers at the Roy Griak Invitational in 21st place overall (22:21.4) • ran a career-best 5K time of 17:01.3 to place 40th at the Notre Dame Invitational • finished second on the team at both Notre Dame and Wisconsin • made Big Ten Championship debut, placing 20th overall and third on the team in 21:41.5 • finished the season with the second-fastest 6K time ever by a Gophers freshman (20:32.6) • ended the season tied for 12th on Minnesota’s all-time top-50 6K performers list (20:32.6).

High School: A 2016 graduate of Alexandria Area High School where she ran for coaches Mark Nelson, Travis Hochhalter, and Meghan Orgeman-Crumb • five-time letterwinner in cross country and six-time letterwinner in track & field • five-time all-state and All-Central Lakes Conference honoree in cross country • earned three All-American awards at Nike Cross Nationals in 2013, 2014, and 2015 • earned four top-three finishes at the Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship, winning individual state titles as a senior (17:32 for 5K) and sophomore (13:53 for 4K) and finishing second as a junior (13:44 for 4K) and third as a freshman (14:05 for 4K) • Central Lakes Conference champion in 2012 and 2015 • named Minnesota Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year • owns high school cross country personal best of 17:06 for 5K (2014) • on the track, was a four-time All-Central Lakes Conference honoree (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016), three-time Central Lakes Conference champion in the 1,600m (2015, 2016) and 3,200m (2015), and three-year all-state honoree (2014, 2015, 2016) • six-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier, winning back-to-back 1,600m titles as a junior (4:47) and senior (4:46) and also placing third in the 1,600m as a sophomore (4:53) • took third in the 3,200m along with her 1,600m title as a senior to help lead Alexandria to the 2016 state title • won the Minnesota Class AA state title in the 3,200m run (10:26) as a junior in 2015 after placing third as a sophomore (10:31) in 2014 • owns high school track & field personal bests of 10:26 for 3,200m (2015), 4:46 for 1,600m (2016), 4:24 for 1,500m (2016), and 2:14 for 800m • has held Alexandria program records for 5K in cross country and 800m and 1,600m on the track.

Personal: Born September 9, 1997 • daughter of Doug and Nancy Hasz • has a twin sister, Megan, and an older sister Kelsey • intends to major in kinesiology • enjoys baking and reading • high school teammates with former Gopher Jamie Piepenburg.

B. Hasz's Postseason Appearances
Year Big Tens Midwest Regional NCAA Championship
2016 20th, 21:41.5 12th, 20:32.6 DNC

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers in the Polls: Oct. 18

10/18/2017

The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.

Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday

10/17/2017

The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.

Gophers to Host Jack's Run

10/17/2017

Join members of the Gopher women's cross country team at Jack's Twilight Run, an open six kilometer race, on Friday.

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