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.
Hopkins Previews Griak Invitational
Watch head coach Sarah Hopkins preview this weekend's Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Course.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kelli Schmidt
Get to know Gophers redshirt freshman Kelli Schmidt, a distance runner from Wilmette, Ill.
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.