Ninety-seven runners competed in the 37th annual running of Rocky's Run on Sunday morning
Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship
Minnesota held its final home meet of the season at Les Bolstad Course Sunday morning
Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Friday evening
Megan Hasz, Bethany Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo led Minnesota on Friday afternoon
Photos of cross country student-athlete Haley Rasmussen.
2017 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran two races, clocking a season-best 6K time of 22:35.4 as the 10th Gopher in 20th overall at Jack’s Run • finished 24th overall as the sixth Gopher at Rocky’s Run (24:34.6).
2016 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran in six meets this season • recorded a career-best 6K time of 22:14.9 to finish 10th overall and eighth on the team at Jack’s Run • finished fifth overall and fourth on the team at Rocky’s Run in 23:46.3.
2015 • Freshman Season: Ran unattached.
High School: A 2015 graduate of Chaska High School where she ran track for coaches Kristin Weinzierl and Kyle Zygarlicke • three-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • owns high school personal-best times of 14:52.6 in the 4K in cross country and 5:28.44 in the 1,600m and 11:25.68 in the 3,200m on the track • placed 64th overall as team finished 14th at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship • named 2014-All Metro West Conference honoree after placing fourth at the 2014 Metro West Conference Cross Country Championships.
Personal: Born Jan. 22, 1997 • daughter of Tim and Karen Rasmussen • has one sister, Jenna • major is biomedical engineering with a minor in management • enjoys knitting, exploring, reading, and watching TED talks • four-year high school Dean's List honoree • National AP Scholar • high school letterwinner in DECA, National Honor Society, Key Club and Quiz Bowl.
'U' Programs Earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors
2/9/2018 - W. Cross Country
Both programs were among the best in the Big Ten with the women pacing the conference and the men ranking second.
Gophers to Host Summer Camps
2/4/2018 - W. Cross Country
Registration is now open for the 2018 Minnesota Track & Field and Cross Country youth camps on July 15-19, 2018.
Gophers Hand Out Annual Team Awards
12/11/2017 - W. Cross Country
Madeline Strandemo, Bethany Hasz, and Megan Hasz were named co-MVPs of the Gophers' 2017 season.