No. 20 Minnesota makes its 10th-straight appearance at the NCAA Championship this weekend
Minnesota will race at the national championship meet this Saturday
Minnesota finished second in the team standings at the Midwest Regional Friday
Head coach Sarah Hopkins breaks down the Gophers' roster and strategy
Minnesota looks to secure its 10th-straight NCAA Championship berth this Friday
2014 Redshirt Freshman Season: Made Gopher debut at the BYU Autumn Classic, finishing ninth overall and fourth on the team and covering the three-mile course in 18:21.1 placed second for the team and 35th overall at the Griak (22:09.9) finished fourth for the Gophers and sixth overall at the SDSU Classic 5K in 17:51.84 finished in 21:24 as the fourth Gopher at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational clocked a time of 21:06.5 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fourth for Minnesota and 35th overall ran a career-best time of 20:53.3 at the NCAA Midwest Regional, earning all-region honors in 24th overall as the fourth Gopher.
2013 Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Eagan High School high school coaches were Lisa Langenhahn and Rob Graham four-time all-state honoree in cross country named high school All-American in 2012 finished fourth (14:06.5) to lead Eagan to a second-place finish at the 2012 Minnesota Class AA cross country state meet won the Section 3AA title by 37 seconds on the way to state set the South Suburban Conference record with a winning time of 14:04 finished 66th at the 2012 Nike Cross Nationals posted third (2012) and fourth-place (2012) finishes in the Roy Griak Invitational high school race on the track, finished second in the 3,200m and fifth in the 1,600m at the 2012 state meet took second in the 3,200m again at the 2013 state meet and eighth in the 1,600m to lead Eagan to a fourth-place finish set her 3,200m personal record of 10:24.69 at the 2013 Hamline Elite Meet set her 1,600m personal record of 5:01.01 at the 2012 Section 3AA meet placed second in the 5,000m at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a personal-best 16:43.65 ran the 2-mile and 5,000m at the 2013 NBN meet National Honor Society member graduated with honors in the top 5 percent of her class.
Personal: Born March 27, 1995 daughter of Bill and Sherri Anderson has a younger brother, Joey, and a younger sister, Olivia father, Bill, played baseball at St. Cloud State intends to double major in biology and physiology with a minor in Spanish enjoys cooking, reading and biking.